Master’s Degrees in Forensic Nursing
Education Levels of Forensic Nursing Majors
In 2020-2021, 12 earned their master's degree in forensic nursing. This earns it the #22 spot on the list of the most popular master's degree programs in the nation.
The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in forensic nursing at each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Earnings of Forensic Nursing Majors With Master’s Degrees
More women than men pursue their master's degree in forensic nursing. About 100.0% of graduates with this degree are female.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of forensic nursing master’s degree students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
Most Popular Forensic Nursing Programs for Master’s Degrees
There are 3 colleges that offer a master’s degree in forensic nursing. Learn more about the most popular 3 below:
Oakland University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for forensic nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,135 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,323 per year. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 7 master's degrees were handed out to forensic nursing majors at Oakland.
Texas A&M University - College Station comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in forensic nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,578 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,885 per year. The forensic nursing program at Texas A&M University - College Station awarded 4 master's degrees during the 2020-2021 school year. About 100% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.
The 3rd most popular school in the country for forensic nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree is Monmouth University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $40,968 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $28,578 per year. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 1 master's degrees were handed out to forensic nursing majors at Monmouth. About 100% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.
Explore Major by State
Below are some popular majors that are similar to forensic nursing that offer master’s degrees.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Family Practice Nursing||14,286|
|Nursing Research & Other||1,498|
|Adult Health Nursing||1,456|
*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.
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