Forensic Nursing Schools In Kentucky

In Kentucky, there are 39 accredited schools where forensic nursing classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forensic nursing academic community in Kentucky, and the future trends in forensic nursing training at the following levels:

  • Forensic Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Masters degree in Forensic Nursing
  • PhD degree in Forensic Nursing


Schools

  1. Ashland Community and Technical College

    1400 College Drive, Ashland, Kentucky 41101-3683

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  2. Bellarmine University

    2001 Newburg Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-0671

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  3. Berea College

    101 Chestnut Street, Berea, Kentucky 40404-2182

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  4. Bowling Green Technical College

    1845 Loop Dr, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-3601

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  5. Campbellsville University

    1 University Dr, Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718-2799

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  6. Bluegrass Community and Technical College

    470 Cooper Drive, Lexington, Kentucky 40506

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  7. Galen College of Nursing-Louisville

    1031 Zorn Avenue , Suite 400, Louisville, Kentucky 40207

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  8. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

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  9. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

    600 College Street Rd, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701-3081

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  10. Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing

    195 School Street, Hyden, Kentucky 41749

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  11. Hazard Community and Technical College

    One Community College Drive, Hazard, Kentucky 41701-2402

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  12. Henderson Community College

    2660 S Green St, Henderson, Kentucky 42420-4699

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  13. Hopkinsville Community College

    720 North Dr, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42241-2100

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  14. Jefferson Community and Technical College

    109 E Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky 40202-2005

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  15. National College-Lexington

    2376 Sir Barton Way, Lexington, Kentucky 40509

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  16. Kentucky State University

    400 East Main Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-2355

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  17. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

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  18. Kentucky Christian University

    100 Academic Pkwy, Grayson, Kentucky 41143-1199

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  19. University of Louisville

    2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, Kentucky 40292-0001

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  20. Madisonville Community College

    2000 College Drive, Madisonville, Kentucky 42431-9199

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  21. Maysville Community and Technical College

    1755 U.S. Hwy 68, Maysville, Kentucky 41056

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  22. Midway College

    512 E. Stephens St, Midway, Kentucky 40347-1120

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  23. Morehead State University

    University Blvd, Morehead, Kentucky 40351

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  24. Murray State University

    218 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071-3318

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  25. Gateway Community and Technical College

    500 Technology Way, Florence, Kentucky 41042

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  26. Northern Kentucky University

    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

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  27. West Kentucky Community and Technical College

    4810 Alben Barkley Drive, Paducah, Kentucky 42002-7380

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  28. Pikeville College

    147 Sycamore St, Pikeville, Kentucky 41501

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  29. Big Sandy Community and Technical College

    One Bert Combs Dr, Prestonsburg, Kentucky 41653

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  30. Saint Catharine College

    2735 Bardstown Rd, Saint Catharine, Kentucky 40061

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  31. Somerset Community College

    808 Monticello Street, Somerset, Kentucky 42501-2973

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  32. Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

    700 College Rd, Cumberland, Kentucky 40823

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  33. Spalding University

    845 S. Third Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40203-2188

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  34. Spencerian College

    4627 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, Kentucky 40216

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  35. Thomas More College

    333 Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills, Kentucky 41017-3495

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  36. Western Kentucky University

    1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1000

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  37. Beckfield College in Florence

    16 Spiral Drive, Florence, Kentucky 41042

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  38. Owensboro Community and Technical College

    4800 New Hartford Rd, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303

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  39. ITT Technical Institute-Louisville

    9500 Ormsby Station Road, Suite 100, Louisville, Kentucky 40223

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Forensic Nursing Employment

Kentucky 4,400
National 314,380

Of all of the forensic nursing professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Kentucky.

Employment Growth for Forensic nursing professionals In Kentucky

3,710 3,840 4,190 4,230 4,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kentucky, forensic nursing is a growing field. In 2010 there were 690 more forensic nursing professionals working in Kentucky than there were in 2006. Thus, in Kentucky, this field has grown by 19% in four years. This is faster than the trend for forensic nursing professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of forensic nursing professionals has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Forensic Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$36,600 $66,130 $69,005 $70,140 $72,125
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kentucky, as the number of forensic nursing professionals is growing, the salaries earned by forensic nursing professionals are increasing. Forensic nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $36,600 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $72,125 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$47,690
25th percentile
$55,680
50th percentile
$64,380
75th percentile
$83,540
90th percentile
$104,840

This represents a growth in salaries of 49%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 120% pay differential between the highest paid forensic nursing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of forensic nursing in Kentucky.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Kentucky

BSN
$58,130
Forensic Nursing
$72,125
Forensic Science
$42,290

In Kentucky, forensic nursing professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Kentucky

associate
29
bachelor
15
master
9
doctor
1
Certificate
3
Total57

A majority of these graduates, or 51%, graduated with a associate's degree in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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