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Forensic Nursing Schools in Alaska

There are two Alaska schools offering forensic nursing programs. 216 students graduated with degrees from Alaska forensic nursing schools in 2010. 118 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 89 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 208 students graduate from programs in Alaska in forensic nursing every year. More specifically, one student graduated with certificates in forensic nursing, 89 with an associate's level degree, 118 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and eight with a master's level degree.

Two forensic nursing schools are located in this northwestern state. And of these, two schools are public. Public forensic nursing school tuition varies from $5,130 to $5,186.

Average tuition for forensic nursing programs is $5,170. While the lowest tuition in this state is at the University of Alaska Southeast, the highest tuition for programs in forensic nursing, which is $5,186 every year, is at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

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

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

On average, 208 students graduate from programs in Alaska in forensic nursing every year. More specifically, one student graduated with certificates in forensic nursing, 89 with an associate's level degree, 118 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and eight with a master's level degree.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 10
  • Certificate 2007: 3
  • Certificate 2008: 2
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Associate 2006: 74
  • Associate 2007: 78
  • Associate 2008: 88
  • Associate 2009: 78
  • Associate 2010: 89
  • Bachelor 2006: 118
  • Bachelor 2007: 113
  • Bachelor 2008: 103
  • Bachelor 2009: 109
  • Bachelor 2010: 118
  • Master 2006: 12
  • Master 2007: 20
  • Master 2008: 7
  • Master 2009: 11
  • Master 2010: 8

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Alaska

Schools in this state offer a total of five forensic nursing programs. Of these programs, 40% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level, the masters level, and the associates level.

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Alaska

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 58240
  • 25th Percentile: 66250
  • Median: 77770
  • 75th Percentile: 89910
  • 90th Percentile: 105310

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36460
  • 25th Percentile: 48710
  • Median: 60320
  • 75th Percentile: 73670
  • 90th Percentile: 83380

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63260
  • Median Salary 2007: 69630
  • Median Salary 2008: 71590
  • Median Salary 2009: 73480
  • Median Salary 2010: 77770
  • Total Employed 2006: 5260
  • Total Employed 2007: 5150
  • Total Employed 2008: 5350
  • Total Employed 2009: 5010
  • Total Employed 2010: 5150

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47370
  • Median Salary 2007: 46680
  • Median Salary 2008: 48430
  • Median Salary 2009: 52180
  • Median Salary 2010: 60320
  • Total Employed 2006: 390
  • Total Employed 2007: 440
  • Total Employed 2008: 380
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Alaska vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

Alaska vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.199% (5390)

Forensic Nursing Schools in Alaska

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1. The University of Alaska Southeast

11120 Glacier Highway
Juneau, AK 99801-8697
(877) 465-4827

The University of Alaska Southeast is near Juneau, AK and it offers one program in forensic nursing. 3,458 students pursue degrees in 75 programs at this school, overall. This small school is the second largest institution in the state of Alaska offering forensic nursing.

2. The University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1800

The University of Alaska Anchorage is 3.2 miles from the center of the city. It offers four programs in forensic nursing. Specifically, this school offers one certificate in forensic nursing to students, one degree at the associate's level in forensic nursing, one degree at the bachelor's level in forensic nursing, and one master's level forensic nursing degree. 18,154 students pursue degrees in 192 programs at this school, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of Alaska offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.