Forensic Nursing Schools In Massachusetts

Massachusetts has 39 accredited forensic nursing schools where forensic nursing faculty who teach forensic nursing classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forensic nursing in the state of Massachusetts, which encompasses 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. American International College

    1000 State Street, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109

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  2. Atlantic Union College

    338 Main St, South Lancaster, Massachusetts 01561-1000

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  3. Becker College

    61 Sever St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2165

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  4. Berkshire Community College

    1350 West Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201-5786

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  5. Boston College

    140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

    31 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Bristol Community College

    777 Elsbree St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720-7395

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  7. Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing

    680 Centre St, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302-1905

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  8. Bunker Hill Community College

    250 New Rutherford Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02129-2925

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  9. Cape Cod Community College

    2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable, Massachusetts 02668-1599

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  10. Laboure College

    2120 Dorchester Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02124-5698

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  11. Curry College

    1071 Blue Hill Ave, Milton, Massachusetts 02186-2395

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  12. Emmanuel College in Boston

    400 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

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  13. Endicott College

    376 Hale Street, Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

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  14. Fitchburg State University

    160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420-2697

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  15. Framingham State University

    100 State Street, Framingham, Massachusetts 01701-9101

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  16. Greenfield Community College

    One College Dr, Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301-9739

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  17. Holyoke Community College

    303 Homestead Ave, Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040

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  18. Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing

    170 Governors Ave, Medford, Massachusetts 02155

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  19. University of Massachusetts-Lowell

    1 University Ave, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854-5104

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. University of Massachusetts-Boston

    100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, Massachusetts 02125-3393

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  22. Massachusetts Bay Community College

    50 Oakland St, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481-5399

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  23. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

    179 Longwood Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5896

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  24. University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester

    55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655

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  25. Massasoit Community College

    One Massasoit Boulevard, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302-3996

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  26. Middlesex Community College in Bedford

    Springs Rd, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730-9124

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  27. Mount Wachusett Community College

    444 Green St, Gardner, Massachusetts 01440-1000

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  28. North Shore Community College

    1 Ferncroft Rd, Danvers, Massachusetts 01923-0840

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  29. Northeastern University

    360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

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  30. Northern Essex Community College

    100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, Massachusetts 01830-2399

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  31. College of Our Lady of the Elms

    291 Springfield St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013

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  32. Quincy College

    24 Saville Ave, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169

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  33. Quinsigamond Community College

    670 West Boylston Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01606-2092

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  34. Regis College

    235 Wellesley St, Weston, Massachusetts 02493-1571

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  35. Roxbury Community College

    1234 Columbus Ave, Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts 02120-3400

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  36. Salem State University

    352 Lafayette St, Salem, Massachusetts 01970

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  37. Simmons College

    300 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5898

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  38. Springfield Technical Community College

    1 Armory Sq, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105-1296

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  39. Worcester State University

    486 Chandler St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01602-2597

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Forensic Nursing Employment

Massachusetts 10,350
National 314,380

Of all of the forensic nursing professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Massachusetts.

Employment Growth for Forensic nursing professionals In Massachusetts

9,140 8,910 9,250 10,050 10,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Forensic Nursing is a growing field in Massachusetts. There were 1,210 more forensic nursing professionals working in Massachusetts in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 13% growth in the field. 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 Massachusetts

$84,605 $98,165 $98,100 $92,550 $91,650
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to forensic nursing professionals are growing in Massachusetts. Forensic nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $84,605 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $91,650 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$44,780
25th percentile
$64,185
50th percentile
$79,625
75th percentile
$109,635
90th percentile
$139,645

Thus, there was a 8% growth in forensic nursing professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Massachusetts state, within the field of forensic nursing, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forensic nursing professionals earn 212% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

BSN
$84,990
Forensic Nursing
$91,650

In Massachusetts, 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 Massachusetts

associate
21
bachelor
20
master
6
doctor
2
Certificate
5
Total54

A majority of these graduates, or 39%, graduated with a associate's degree in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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The number of forensic nursing faculty, growth in the field of forensic nursing academia and forensic nursing faculty salaries in Massachusetts, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching forensic nursing courses to students at the certificate in forensic nursing, associates degree in forensic nursing, bachelors degree in forensic nursing, masters degree in forensic nursing, and doctoral degree in forensic nursing levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of forensic nursing in Massachusetts. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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