Forensic Nursing Schools In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has 87 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 Pennsylvania, 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
  • PhD degree in Forensic Nursing


Schools

  1. Abington Memorial Hospital Dixon School of Nursing

    2500 Maryland Rd Ste 200, Willow Grove, Pennsylvania 19090-1284

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  2. Community College of Allegheny County

    800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233-1895

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  3. DeSales University

    2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, Pennsylvania 18034-9568

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  4. Alvernia University

    400 Saint Bernardine St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19607-1799

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  5. Community College of Beaver County

    1 Campus Drive, Monaca, Pennsylvania 15061-2588

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  6. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

    400 E Second St, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815

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  7. Bucks County Community College

    275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940-4106

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  8. Butler County Community College

    College Drive Oak Hills, Butler, Pennsylvania 16003-1203

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  9. California University of Pennsylvania

    250 University Ave, California, Pennsylvania 15419-1394

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  10. Carlow University

    3333 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3165

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  11. Cedar Crest College

    100 College Drive, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104-6196

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  12. Chatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  13. Citizens School of Nursing

    651 Fourth Avenue, New Kensington, Pennsylvania 15068-6525

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  14. Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital

    1086 Franklin St, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15905-4398

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  15. Delaware County Community College

    901 S Media Line Rd, Media, Pennsylvania 19063-1094

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  16. Drexel University

    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    88 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Duquesne University

    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

    200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301-2999

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  19. Eastern University

    1300 Eagle Rd, Saint Davids, Pennsylvania 19087-3696

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  20. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

    219 Meadville Street, Edinboro, Pennsylvania 16444-0001

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  21. Gannon University

    109 W Sixth St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16541-0001

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  22. Gwynedd Mercy College

    1325 Sumneytown Pike, Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania 19437-0901

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  23. Harcum College

    750 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010-3470

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  24. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

    1 HACC Dr., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-2999

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  25. Holy Family University

    9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-2009

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  26. Immaculata University

    1145 King Rd, Immaculata, Pennsylvania 19345-0702

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

    1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705-1098

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  28. Jameson Health System

    1211 Wilmington Ave, New Castle, Pennsylvania 16105-2595

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  29. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

    15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530-0730

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  30. La Roche College

    9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237-5898

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  31. La Salle University

    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

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  32. Lehigh Carbon Community College

    4525 Education Park Dr, Schnecksville, Pennsylvania 18078-2598

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  33. Lock Haven University

    401 North Fairview Street, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 17745-2390

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  34. St Margaret School of Nursing

    221 Seventh Street, Suite 100, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15238-3250

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  35. Luzerne County Community College

    1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, Pennsylvania 18634-3899

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  36. Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

    Mansfield, Pennsylvania 16933

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  37. Marywood University

    2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-1598

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  38. Roxborough Memorial Hospital School of Nursing

    5800 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19128

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  39. Mercyhurst College

    501 E 38th St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16546

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  40. Messiah College

    One College Ave, Grantham, Pennsylvania 17027

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  41. Millersville University of Pennsylvania

    1 South George Street, Lyle Hall, Millersville, Pennsylvania 17551-0302

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  42. Misericordia University

    301 Lake St, Dallas, Pennsylvania 18612-1098

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  43. Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus

    340 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422-0796

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  44. Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

    1200 Main St, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018-6650

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  45. Mount Aloysius College

    7373 Admiral Peary Hwy, Cresson, Pennsylvania 16630-1999

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  46. Northampton County Area Community College

    3835 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020-7599

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  47. Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing

    25 Heckel Rd, McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania 15136

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  48. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College

    5091 Station Rd, Erie, Pennsylvania 16563-0002

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  49. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington

    3550 7th Street Road Rte 780, Upper Burrell, Pennsylvania 15068-1765

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  50. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango

    147 Shenango Ave, Sharon, Pennsylvania 16146-1537

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  51. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton

    120 Ridge View Dr, Dunmore, Pennsylvania 18512-1602

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  52. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona

    3000 Ivyside Pk, Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601-3777

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  53. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg

    777 W Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, Pennsylvania 17057-4846

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  54. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Fayette- Eberly Campus

    One University Dr, Route 119 North, Uniontown, Pennsylvania 15401-0519

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  55. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  56. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto

    One Campus Dr, Mont Alto, Pennsylvania 17237-9700

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  57. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill

    200 University Dr, Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania 17972-2202

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  58. University of Pennsylvania

    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  59. Community College of Philadelphia

    1700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130-3991

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  60. University of Pittsburgh-Bradford

    300 Campus Drive, Bradford, Pennsylvania 16701

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  61. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  62. University of Pittsburgh-Titusville

    504 East Main Street, Titusville, Pennsylvania 16354

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  63. Schuylkill Health School of Nursing

    450 Washington and Jackson St, Pottsville, Pennsylvania 17901

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  64. Reading Area Community College

    10 S Second St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19603-1706

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  65. The Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences

    1025 Old Wyomissing Road, Reading, Pennsylvania 19611

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  66. Robert Morris University

    6001 University Boulevard, Moon Township, Pennsylvania 15108-1189

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  67. Saint Francis University

    117 Evergreen Dr, Loretto, Pennsylvania 15940

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  68. University of Scranton

    800 Linden Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510-4629

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  69. Heritage Valley Sewickley School of Nursing

    420 Rouser Road, Moon Twp, Pennsylvania 15108

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  70. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing

    5230 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  71. Sharon Regional Health System School of Nursing

    740 E State St, Sharon, Pennsylvania 16146

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  72. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

    1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania 16057-1383

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  73. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  74. Villanova University

    800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085-1699

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  75. Washington Hospital School of Nursing

    155 Wilson Ave, Washington, Pennsylvania 15301

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  76. Waynesburg University

    51 W College St, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania 15370-1257

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  77. West Chester University of Pennsylvania

    University Avenue and High Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383

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  78. Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing

    4900 Friendship Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15224

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  79. Westmoreland County Community College

    145 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood, Pennsylvania 15697-1895

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  80. Widener University-Main Campus

    One University Place, Chester, Pennsylvania 19013-5792

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  81. Wilkes University

    84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18766

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  82. York College Pennsylvania

    441 Country Club Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17403-3651

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  83. Pennsylvania College of Technology

    One College Ave, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5799

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  84. Northeastern Hospital School of Nursing

    2301 E Allegheny Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19134

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  85. Mercy Hospital School of Nursing

    1401 Blvd of the Allies, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219-5166

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  86. Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences

    410 N Lime Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602

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  87. Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing

    400 Highland Avenue, Lewistown, Pennsylvania 17044

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Cities

  1. Forensic Nursing Schools in Pittsburgh, PA10 Schools
  2. Forensic Nursing Schools in Philadelphia, PA8 Schools
  3. Forensic Nursing Schools in Erie, PA3 Schools
  4. Forensic Nursing Schools in Reading, PA3 Schools
  5. Forensic Nursing Schools in Sharon, PA2 Schools
  6. Forensic Nursing Schools in Bethlehem, PA2 Schools
  7. Forensic Nursing Schools in Scranton, PA2 Schools
  8. Forensic Nursing Schools in Johnstown, PA1 Schools
  9. Forensic Nursing Schools in Mont Alto, PA1 Schools
  10. Forensic Nursing Schools in Nanticoke, PA1 Schools
  11. Forensic Nursing Schools in Loretto, PA1 Schools
  12. Forensic Nursing Schools in York, PA1 Schools
  13. Forensic Nursing Schools in Newtown, PA1 Schools
  14. Forensic Nursing Schools in Butler, PA1 Schools
  15. Forensic Nursing Schools in Millersville, PA1 Schools
  16. Forensic Nursing Schools in Bryn Mawr, PA1 Schools
  17. Forensic Nursing Schools in Slippery Rock, PA1 Schools
  18. Forensic Nursing Schools in Lancaster, PA1 Schools
  19. Forensic Nursing Schools in Chester, PA1 Schools
  20. Forensic Nursing Schools in New Castle, PA1 Schools
  21. Forensic Nursing Schools in Williamsport, PA1 Schools
  22. Forensic Nursing Schools in Lock Haven, PA1 Schools
  23. Forensic Nursing Schools in Media, PA1 Schools
  24. Forensic Nursing Schools in Monaca, PA1 Schools
  25. Forensic Nursing Schools in Titusville, PA1 Schools
  26. Forensic Nursing Schools in Bloomsburg, PA1 Schools
  27. Forensic Nursing Schools in Willow Grove, PA1 Schools
  28. Forensic Nursing Schools in New Kensington, PA1 Schools
  29. Forensic Nursing Schools in Edinboro, PA1 Schools
  30. Forensic Nursing Schools in Pottsville, PA1 Schools
  31. Forensic Nursing Schools in West Chester, PA1 Schools
  32. Forensic Nursing Schools in McKees Rocks, PA1 Schools
  33. Forensic Nursing Schools in Schuylkill Haven, PA1 Schools
  34. Forensic Nursing Schools in Blue Bell, PA1 Schools
  35. Forensic Nursing Schools in Altoona, PA1 Schools
  36. Forensic Nursing Schools in Gwynedd, PA1 Schools
  37. Forensic Nursing Schools in Washington, PA1 Schools
  38. Forensic Nursing Schools in Cresson, PA1 Schools
  39. Forensic Nursing Schools in Center Valley, PA1 Schools
  40. Forensic Nursing Schools in Kutztown, PA1 Schools
  41. Forensic Nursing Schools in Waynesburg, PA1 Schools
  42. Forensic Nursing Schools in Bradford, PA1 Schools
  43. Forensic Nursing Schools in Schnecksville, PA1 Schools
  44. Forensic Nursing Schools in Uniontown, PA1 Schools
  45. Forensic Nursing Schools in Mansfield, PA1 Schools
  46. Forensic Nursing Schools in Allentown, PA1 Schools
  47. Forensic Nursing Schools in California, PA1 Schools
  48. Forensic Nursing Schools in Lewistown, PA1 Schools
  49. Forensic Nursing Schools in East Stroudsburg, PA1 Schools
  50. Forensic Nursing Schools in Youngwood, PA1 Schools
  51. Forensic Nursing Schools in Middletown, PA1 Schools
  52. Forensic Nursing Schools in Indiana, PA1 Schools
  53. Forensic Nursing Schools in Harrisburg, PA1 Schools
  54. Forensic Nursing Schools in Dallas, PA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Forensic Nursing Employment

Pennsylvania 13,110
National 314,380

Approximately 4% of the country's forensic nursing professionals work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Forensic nursing professionals In Pennsylvania

14,320 14,590 13,910 12,730 13,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of forensic nursing professionals is shrinking in Pennsylvania. In 2010 there were 1,210 less forensic nursing professionals working in Pennsylvania than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of forensic nursing has shrunk by 8% in Pennsylvania. This decline is slower than the national trend for forensic nursing professionals which shows a 10% increase in the number of forensic nursing professionals working around the nation.

Forensic Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Pennsylvania

$74,565 $69,240 $68,305 $71,470 $77,480
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by forensic nursing professionals is increasing in Pennsylvania. In 2006 forensic nursing professionals made a mean salary of $74,565 per year, and in 2010 they made $77,480 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$42,655
25th percentile
$55,685
50th percentile
$70,910
75th percentile
$87,895
90th percentile
$115,925

Thus, forensic nursing professionals' salaries grew by 4% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Pennsylvania, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of forensic nursing. The pay differential between the highest paid forensic nursing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 172%

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

BSN
$65,070
Forensic Nursing
$77,480

Forensic nursing professionals in Pennsylvania earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
29
bachelor
51
master
21
doctor
3
Certificate
25
Total129

A majority of these graduates, or 40%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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