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Forensic Nursing Schools in Alabama

There are 37 Alabama schools offering forensic nursing programs. 4,456 students graduated from programs at Alabama forensic nursing schools in 2010. 2,063 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 1,701 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 4,151 students graduate from forensic nursing programs in Alabama per year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from forensic nursing programs. Out of those, 15 students graduated with certificates in forensic nursing, 2,063 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,701 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 649 with a degree at the master's level, and 28 with a degree at the doctorate level.

37 forensic nursing schools are located in this southern state. Of these, 30 schools are public, while seven schools are private. Tuition at a private forensic nursing school varies from $10,933 to $26,730, while public forensic nursing school tuition varies from $5,424 to $7,900.

Average tuition for programs in forensic nursing is $10,317. The lowest tuition in Alabama, which is $5,424 every year, is at the University of North Alabama, while the highest tuition for programs in forensic nursing, which is $26,730 per year, is at Spring Hill College.

Forensic nursing schools in Alabama offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

On average, 4,151 students graduate from forensic nursing programs in Alabama per year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from forensic nursing programs. Out of those, 15 students graduated with certificates in forensic nursing, 2,063 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,701 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 649 with a degree at the master's level, and 28 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 21
  • Certificate 2009: 40
  • Certificate 2010: 15
  • Associate 2006: 1474
  • Associate 2007: 1531
  • Associate 2008: 1876
  • Associate 2009: 1800
  • Associate 2010: 2063
  • Bachelor 2006: 1222
  • Bachelor 2007: 1416
  • Bachelor 2008: 1447
  • Bachelor 2009: 1570
  • Bachelor 2010: 1701
  • Master 2006: 316
  • Master 2007: 373
  • Master 2008: 487
  • Master 2009: 537
  • Master 2010: 649
  • Doctorate 2006: 2
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 16
  • Doctorate 2009: 12
  • Doctorate 2010: 28

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Alabama

Alabama schools offer a total of 52 forensic nursing programs. Of these programs, about 46.2% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 24
  • Bachelor: 15
  • Master: 10
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40380
  • 25th Percentile: 46280
  • Median: 54990
  • 75th Percentile: 65400
  • 90th Percentile: 76760

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16910
  • 25th Percentile: 19750
  • Median: 23620
  • 75th Percentile: 35530
  • 90th Percentile: 94510

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48920
  • Median Salary 2007: 51830
  • Median Salary 2008: 53660
  • Median Salary 2009: 55070
  • Median Salary 2010: 54990
  • Total Employed 2006: 40010
  • Total Employed 2007: 42180
  • Total Employed 2008: 41560
  • Total Employed 2009: 42880
  • Total Employed 2010: 44300

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27460
  • Median Salary 2007: 26060
  • Median Salary 2008: 25280
  • Median Salary 2009: 23200
  • Median Salary 2010: 23620
  • Total Employed 2006: 640
  • Total Employed 2007: 650
  • Total Employed 2008: 850
  • Total Employed 2009: 810
  • Total Employed 2010: 720

Alabama vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

Alabama vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.661% (45020)

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1. Northeast Alabama Community College

138 Highway 35
Rainsville, AL 35986
(205) 638-4418x234

Northeast Alabama Community College is in Rainsville, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in forensic nursing. Overall, 3,435 students seek degrees in 23 Northeast Alabama Community College programs.

2. Bevill State Community College

1411 Indiana Avenue
Jasper, AL 35501
(205) 387-0511

Bevill State Community College offers one program in forensic nursing and it is located in Jasper, AL. 4,704 students seek degrees in 35 programs at this community college, overall.

3. James H Faulkner State Community College

1900 US Hwy 31 S
Bay Minette, AL 36507-2698
(251) 580-2100

James H Faulkner State Community College is in Bay Minette, AL and it offers one forensic nursing program. Overall, 4,620 students seek degrees in 34 programs at this college.

4. The University of Mobile

5735 College Parkway Drive
Mobile, AL 36613-2842
(251) 675-5990

The University of Mobile is in Mobile, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers three forensic nursing programs. Out of those, UMobile offers one associate's level forensic nursing degree to students, one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing, and one master's level degree in forensic nursing.

5. Bishop State Community College

351 North Broad Street
Mobile, AL 36603-5898
(251) 405-7000

Bishop State Community College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Mobile, AL and this college offers one program in forensic nursing. 3,725 students pursue degrees in 36 programs at this community college, overall. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in forensic nursing.

6. The University of West Alabama

Station One
Livingston, AL 35470
(205) 652-3400

The University of West Alabama, which is very close to Livingston, Alabama, is in a rural area and it offers one forensic nursing program. Overall, 5,094 students seek degrees in 29 programs at this mid-sized school. It is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in forensic nursing.

7. Alabama Southern Community College

2800 South Alabama Avenue
Monroeville, AL 36460
(251) 575-3156x8252

Alabama Southern Community College is located in Monroeville, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one forensic nursing program. Overall, 1,503 students seek degrees in 12 Alabama Southern Community College programs.

8. Northwest Shoals Community College - Muscle Shoals

800 George Wallace Blvd
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(256) 331-5200

Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals offers one program in forensic nursing and this college is near the center of the city. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

9. Auburn University at Montgomery

7440 East Drive
Montgomery, AL 36117-3596
(334) 244-3000

Auburn University at Montgomery is near the center of the city. It offers two programs in forensic nursing. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in forensic nursing by Auburn Montgomery and one forensic nursing degree at the master's level. Overall, 5,817 students seek degrees in 42 programs at this school. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

10. Stillman College

3601 Stillman Boulevard
Tuscaloosa, AL 35403
(205) 349-4240

Stillman College, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tuscaloosa, AL and Stillman offers one forensic nursing program. Overall, 1,056 students seek degrees in 13 programs at this school. Stillman is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

11. Virginia College - Montgomery

6200 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL 36117-2800
(334) 277-3390x2901

Virginia College-Montgomery is a for-profit 2-year institution, founded in 2008. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in Montgomery, AL. This college is one of several campuses. It offers nine certificates and one degree at the associates level to students. In 2010, 1,009 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at this community college. It offers subjects including business, advanced nursing, and pharmacy technology. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

12. Snead State Community College

220 North Walnut Street
Boaz, AL 35957-0734
(256) 593-5120

Snead State Community College is located in Boaz, AL and this college offers one program in forensic nursing. It is a public 2-year institution.

13. Southern Union State Community College

750 Roberts St
Wadley, AL 36276
(256) 395-2211

Southern Union State Community College is in Wadley, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in forensic nursing. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering forensic nursing.

14. Jefferson State Community College

2601 Carson Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215-3098
(205) 853-1200

Jefferson State Community College offers one program in forensic nursing and it is near Birmingham, AL. 9,688 students seek degrees in 41 Jefferson State Community College programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of Alabama.

15. Lurleen B Wallace Community College

1000 Dannelly Blvd.
Andalusia, AL 36420-1418
(334) 222-6591

Lurleen B Wallace Community College is located in Andalusia, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one forensic nursing program. This college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

16. Shelton State Community College

9500 Old Greensboro Rd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405-8522
(205) 391-2211

Shelton State Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Tuscaloosa, AL and it offers one program in forensic nursing. It is a historically black, public, 2-year institution.

17. Central Alabama Community College

1675 Cherokee Rd
Alexander City, AL 35010
(256) 234-6346

Central Alabama Community College is located in Alexander City, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in forensic nursing. This college is a public 2-year institution.

18. Chattahoochee Valley Community College

2602 College Drive
Phenix City, AL 36869
(334) 291-4900

Chattahoochee Valley Community College is located in the suburbs of Phenix City, Alabama and it offers one forensic nursing program. This college is a public 2-year institution.

19. Herzing University - Birmingham

280 West Valley Ave
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 916-2800

Herzing University-Birmingham is located in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama and Herzing offers one forensic nursing program. 414 students pursue degrees in 15 programs at this school, overall. Herzing is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

20. George C Wallace State Community College - Selma

3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway
Selma, AL 36703-2808
(334) 876-9227

George C Wallace State Community College-Selma is in Selma, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one forensic nursing program. It is a public 2-year institution.

21. Troy University

University Avenue
Troy, AL 36082-0001
(334) 670-3100

Troy University offers three programs in forensic nursing. Out of those, it offers students one associate's level forensic nursing degree, one bachelor's level forensic nursing degree, and one forensic nursing degree at the master's level. TROY is one of 41 public post-secondary institutions in Alabama. This school is the second biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering forensic nursing.

22. The University of Alabama at Huntsville

301 Sparkman Dr
Huntsville, AL 35899
(256) 824-6120

The University of Alabama at Huntsville is near the heart of downtown. It offers two forensic nursing programs. Specifically, UAH offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in forensic nursing and one forensic nursing degree at the master's level. This university is one of 7 research universities in Alabama. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Alabama offering forensic nursing.

23. Stamford University

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229-2240
(205) 726-2011

Stamford University is in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama. It offers two forensic nursing programs. Out of those, Samford offers one degree at the bachelor's level in forensic nursing to students and one degree at the master's level in forensic nursing. This school is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering forensic nursing.

24. Lawson State Community College - Birmingham

3060 Wilson Rd SW
Birmingham, AL 35221-1717
(205) 925-2515

Lawson State Community College-Birmingham is near the center of the city and it offers one program in forensic nursing. This community college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks ninth in the state of Alabama.

25. Jefferson Davis Community College

220 Alco Dr
Brewton, AL 36426
(251) 867-4832

Jefferson Davis Community College is located in town of Brewton, Alabama and it offers one program in forensic nursing. Overall, 1,314 students pursue degrees in 36 programs at this college.

26. The University of North Alabama

One Harrison Plaza
Florence, AL 35632-0001
(256) 765-4100

The University of North Alabama offers two programs in forensic nursing. More specifically, students are offered one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level by it and one master's level forensic nursing degree. This mid-sized school, which is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Florence, AL. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, UNA ranks eighth in the state of Alabama.

27. John C Calhoun State Community College

6250 U S Highway 31 N
Tanner, AL 35671
(256) 306-2500

John C Calhoun State Community College, which is near Tanner, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in forensic nursing. This public college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Alabama.

28. The University of South Alabama

307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
(251) 460-6101

The University of South Alabama, which is 7.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Mobile, AL. It offers four programs in forensic nursing. Specifically, this research university offers students one forensic nursing certificate, one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level, one master's level forensic nursing degree, and one doctorate level forensic nursing degree. It is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.

29. Gadsden State Community College

1001 George Wallace Dr
Gadsden, AL 35903
(256) 549-8200

Gadsden State Community College offers one forensic nursing program and it is 1.6 miles from the center of the city. This college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. This community college ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.

30. George C Wallace State Community College - Hanceville

801 Main St NW
Hanceville, AL 35077-2000
(256) 352-8000

George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville is located in Hanceville, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one program in forensic nursing. Overall, 6,371 students pursue degrees in 60 programs at this college.

31. Oakwood University

7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, AL 35896
(256) 726-7000

Oakwood University offers one program in forensic nursing and OU, which is 4.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Huntsville, AL. This small school is a historically black 4-year institution.

32. Tuskegee University

Kresge Center- 3rd Floor
Tuskegee, AL 36088-1920
(334) 727-8011

Tuskegee University offers one program in forensic nursing. It is a historically black, 4-year, research institution.

33. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, AL 35294-0110
(205) 934-4011

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is near the center of the city. It offers two programs in forensic nursing. More specifically, this public university offers students one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing and one master's level degree in forensic nursing. Overall, 17,543 students seek degrees in 139 UAB programs. In terms of programs, this university is the sixth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering forensic nursing.

34. Auburn University

Auburn- Alabama
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000

Auburn University offers three forensic nursing programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in forensic nursing, one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing, and one master's level forensic nursing degree. This big university is near the heart of downtown. Auburn is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks third in the state of Alabama.

35. George C Wallace State Community College - Dothan

1141 Wallace Drive
Dothan, AL 36303-9234
(334) 983-3521

George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan offers one program in forensic nursing and it is 7.9 miles from the heart of downtown. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering forensic nursing.

36. Spring Hill College

4000 Dauphin St
Mobile, AL 36608-1791
(251) 380-4000

Spring Hill College offers one program in forensic nursing and Spring Hill, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Mobile, AL. It is a 4-year institution.

37. Jacksonville State University

700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265
(256) 782-5781

Jacksonville State University is located in the suburbs of Jacksonville, Alabama and it offers one forensic nursing program. 9,504 students seek degrees in 72 programs at this school, overall. This school is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in forensic nursing.

38. The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

The University of Alabama, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL. This university offers two forensic nursing programs. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level forensic nursing degree and one master's level forensic nursing degree. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the fifth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering forensic nursing.

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