Forensic Nursing Schools In New Mexico

New Mexico has 24 accredited forensic nursing schools where forensic nursing faculty who teach forensic nursing classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forensic nursing and forensic nursing training in New Mexico, which 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. Pima Medical Institute in Albuquerque on Cutler

    4400 Cutler Avenue NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110

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  2. Central New Mexico Community College

    525 Buena Vista SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

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  3. Navajo Technical College

    Lower Point Road, State Road 371, Crownpoint, New Mexico 87313-0849

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  4. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

    3400 S Espina, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

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  5. Clovis Community College

    417 Schepps Blvd, Clovis, New Mexico 88101-8381

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  6. Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus

    1500 S Ave K, Portales, New Mexico 88130

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  7. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus

    52 University Blvd, Roswell, New Mexico 88202-6000

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  8. New Mexico Highlands University

    University Ave, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

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  9. New Mexico Junior College

    5317 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, New Mexico 88240

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  10. University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus

    200 College Rd, Gallup, New Mexico 87301-5697

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  11. University of New Mexico-Main Campus

    1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

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  12. New Mexico State University-Alamogordo

    2400 North Scenic Drive, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310

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  13. New Mexico State University-Main Campus

    2850 Weddell Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

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  14. Northern New Mexico College

    921 Paseo de Onate, Espanola, New Mexico 87532

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  15. San Juan College

    4601 College Blvd, Farmington, New Mexico 87402-4699

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  16. Santa Fe Community College

    6401 Richards Ave, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508-4887

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  17. Western New Mexico University

    1000 W. College Ave, Silver City, New Mexico 88061

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  18. National American University-Albuquerque

    4775 Indian School Road NE, Suite 200, Albuequerque, New Mexico 87110-3976

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  19. Luna Community College

    Hot Springs Blvd, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

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  20. ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque

    5100 Masthead N.E., Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109

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  21. University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus

    5700 Pasadena NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113-1570

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  22. National American University-Rio Rancho

    1601 Rio Rancho, Suite 200, Highway 528 & Sara Road, Rio Rancho, New Mexico 87124-1903

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  23. Carrington College-Albuquerque

    1001 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87107-1642

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  24. Anamarc College in Santa Teresa

    2660 Airport Rd Ste 780, Santa Teresa, New Mexico 88008

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Forensic Nursing Employment

New Mexico 1,550
National 314,380

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

Employment Growth for Forensic nursing professionals In New Mexico

1,930 1,670 1,670 1,650 1,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Mexico, forensic nursing is a shrinking field. 380 less forensic nursing professionals were working in New Mexico in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of forensic nursing professionals has shrunk by 20%. 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 New Mexico

$76,600 $72,810 $72,360 $76,255 $51,350
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
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 New Mexico. The mean salary for forensic nursing professionals in 2006 was $76,600 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $51,350 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in New Mexico

10th percentile
$28,805
25th percentile
$36,210
50th percentile
$44,770
75th percentile
$61,355
90th percentile
$82,505

Thus, forensic nursing professionals' salaries declined by 49% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. Within the field of forensic nursing, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid forensic nursing professionals earning 186% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New Mexico state.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in New Mexico

BSN
$66,090
Forensic Nursing
$51,350
Forensic Science
$47,360

In New Mexico, forensic nursing professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Mexico

associate
18
bachelor
8
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
1
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A majority of these graduates, or 62%, graduated with an associate's degree in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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