Forensic Nursing Schools In Louisiana

There are 24 accredited forensic nursing schools in Louisiana for faculty who teach forensic nursing classes to choose from. The trends in Louisiana's forensic nursing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in forensic nursing includes 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


Schools

  1. Baton Rouge General Medical Center School of Nursing

    3616 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806

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  2. Delgado Community College

    615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

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  3. Dillard University

    2601 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70122

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  4. Grambling State University

    403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

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  5. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans

    433 Bolivar St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112-2223

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  6. Louisiana State University at Alexandria

    8100 Hwy 71 South, Alexandria, Louisiana 71302-9121

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  7. Louisiana State University Eunice

    2048 Johnson Hwy, Eunice, Louisiana 70535

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  8. Louisiana College

    1140 College Dr, Pineville, Louisiana 71359

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  9. Louisiana Tech University

    305 Wisteria, Ruston, Louisiana 71272

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  10. Loyola University New Orleans

    6363 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-6143

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  11. McNeese State University

    4205 Ryan St, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605

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  12. Nicholls State University

    University Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, Louisiana 70310

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  13. University of Louisiana Monroe

    700 University Avenue, Monroe, Louisiana 71209-0000

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  14. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

    College Ave, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71497-0002

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  15. Our Lady of Holy Cross College

    4123 Woodland Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70131-7399

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  16. Our Lady of the Lake College

    7434 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808-4380

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  17. L E Fletcher Technical Community College

    310 St Charles St, Houma, Louisiana 70360-2863

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  18. Southeastern Louisiana University

    548 Western Ave., Hammond, Louisiana 70402

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  19. Southern University and A & M College

    Southern Branch Post Office, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813

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  20. Southern University at Shreveport

    3050 Martin Luther King Dr, Shreveport, Louisiana 71107

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  21. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    104 University Circle, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

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  22. University of Phoenix-Louisiana Campus

    One Galleria Blvd. Suite 725, Metairie, Louisiana 70001-2082

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  23. Baton Rouge Community College

    201 Community College Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806

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  24. Louisiana Delta Community College

    7500 Millhaven Road, Monroe, Louisiana 71203-9006

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Forensic Nursing Employment

Louisiana 3,860
National 314,380

Approximately 1% of the country's forensic nursing professionals work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Forensic nursing professionals In Louisiana

4,360 4,300 3,840 3,850 3,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of forensic nursing professionals is shrinking in Louisiana. In Louisiana, 500 less forensic nursing professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of forensic nursing has shrunk by 11% in Louisiana. 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 Louisiana

$78,550 $71,120 $81,375 $37,550 $40,600
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of forensic nursing professionals is declining, the salaries paid to forensic nursing professionals are decreasing in Louisiana. The mean salary for forensic nursing professionals in 2006 was $78,550 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $40,600 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$24,140
25th percentile
$29,960
50th percentile
$36,700
75th percentile
$46,400
90th percentile
$59,215

This represents a decline in salaries of 93%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In Louisiana state, within the field of forensic nursing, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forensic nursing professionals earn 145% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Louisiana

BSN
$62,060
Forensic Nursing
$40,600
Forensic Science
$48,520

Forensic nursing professionals in Louisiana earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
12
bachelor
16
master
4
doctor
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Certificate
1
Total33

A majority of these graduates, or 48%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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