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Forensic Nursing Schools in Arizona

There are 24 Arizona schools offering forensic nursing programs. 5,503 students graduated from programs at Arizona forensic nursing schools in 2010. 3,348 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 1,900 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 4,935 students graduate from programs in this state in forensic nursing every year. This accounts for 3% of forensic nursing students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 72 students graduated with forensic nursing certificates, 1,900 with an associate's level degree, 3,348 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 170 with a degree at the master's level, and 13 with a degree at the doctorate level.

24 forensic nursing schools are in this mountain state. Of these, while six schools are private, 18 schools are public. Tuition at a public forensic nursing school varies from $7,672 to $8,237, while private forensic nursing school tuition varies from $10,440 to $14,820.

Average tuition for forensic nursing programs is $8,620. While the highest tuition for forensic nursing programs, which is $14,820 each year, is at Chamberlain College of Nursing-Phoenix, the lowest tuition in Arizona, which is $7,672 every year, is at Northern Arizona University.

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

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

On average, 4,935 students graduate from programs in this state in forensic nursing every year. This accounts for 3% of forensic nursing students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 72 students graduated with forensic nursing certificates, 1,900 with an associate's level degree, 3,348 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 170 with a degree at the master's level, and 13 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 75
  • Certificate 2007: 73
  • Certificate 2008: 49
  • Certificate 2009: 28
  • Certificate 2010: 72
  • Associate 2006: 1003
  • Associate 2007: 1411
  • Associate 2008: 1664
  • Associate 2009: 1679
  • Associate 2010: 1900
  • Bachelor 2006: 1826
  • Bachelor 2007: 2006
  • Bachelor 2008: 2539
  • Bachelor 2009: 2823
  • Bachelor 2010: 3348
  • Master 2006: 77
  • Master 2007: 38
  • Master 2008: 97
  • Master 2009: 715
  • Master 2010: 170
  • Doctorate 2006: 9
  • Doctorate 2007: 14
  • Doctorate 2008: 19
  • Doctorate 2009: 17
  • Doctorate 2010: 13

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Arizona

Schools in Arizona offer a total of 35 programs in forensic nursing. Of these programs, around 57.1% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 20
  • Bachelor: 8
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47470
  • 25th Percentile: 57180
  • Median: 68870
  • 75th Percentile: 82000
  • 90th Percentile: 93050

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26140
  • 25th Percentile: 29180
  • Median: 38730
  • 75th Percentile: 52090
  • 90th Percentile: 68810

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58360
  • Median Salary 2007: 60670
  • Median Salary 2008: 63640
  • Median Salary 2009: 66100
  • Median Salary 2010: 68870
  • Total Employed 2006: 31890
  • Total Employed 2007: 34580
  • Total Employed 2008: 37780
  • Total Employed 2009: 38570
  • Total Employed 2010: 41730

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30130
  • Median Salary 2007: 30260
  • Median Salary 2008: 29950
  • Median Salary 2009: 29570
  • Median Salary 2010: 38730
  • Total Employed 2006: 1370
  • Total Employed 2007: 1550
  • Total Employed 2008: 1440
  • Total Employed 2009: 1350
  • Total Employed 2010: 980

Arizona vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

Arizona vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.576% (42710)

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1. The Pima Medical Institute - Mesa

957 S. Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 644-0267

The Pima Medical Institute-Mesa offers one program in forensic nursing and it is near the heart of downtown.

2. ITT Technical Institute - Phoenix

10220 North 25th Ave- Ste 100
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 749-7900

ITT Technical Institute-Phoenix is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech, which is 9.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Phoenix, AZ. It is one of several campuses. This technical college offers subjects including legal assisting, nursing, and business administration. ITT Tech offers students eight degrees at the associates level and six degrees at the bachelors level. In 2010, 568 students pursued degrees from the 11 programs at this school. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. This technical college is one of 7 technical colleges in Arizona.

3. Coconino County Community College

2800 S. Lone Tree Rd.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001-2701
(928) 527-1222

Coconino County Community College offers one forensic nursing program and it is in Flagstaff, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 4,394 students seek degrees in 37 programs at this community college.

4. Brookline College - Phoenix

2445 W. Dunlap Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 242-6265

Brookline College-Phoenix offers one program in forensic nursing and it is near the center of the city.

5. Yavapai College

1100 E Sheldon St
Prescott, AZ 86301
(928) 445-7300

Yavapai College, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Prescott, AZ and it offers one program in forensic nursing. 8,410 students pursue degrees in 65 programs at this college, overall.

6. Chamberlain College of Nursing - Phoenix

2149 West Dunlap Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 331-2720

Chamberlain College of Nursing-Phoenix is 8.4 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two forensic nursing programs. Out of those, Chamberlain offers one associate's level forensic nursing degree to students and one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

7. The Pima Medical Institute - Tucson

3350 East Grant Road- Suite 200
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 326-1600

Founded in 1972, the Pima Medical Institute-Tucson is a for-profit 4-year institution. PMI, which is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tucson, AZ. It offers subjects including phlebotomy, veterinary medicine, and allied health. Students are offered eight certificates and three degrees at the associates level by this school. In 2010, 1,398 students pursued degrees from the 11 programs at this school.

8. South Mountain Community College

7050 S 24th St
Phoenix, AZ 85042
(602) 243-8135

South Mountain Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1978. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in Phoenix, AZ. It offers subjects such as information systems and game design. This college offers 24 certificates and 28 associates level degrees to students. 6,354 students pursued degrees from the 36 programs at this medium-sized college in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

9. Carrington College - Westside

2701 W Bethany Home Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85017-5885
(602) 433-1333

Carrington College-Westside offers one program in forensic nursing and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Phoenix, AZ. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

10. The University of Phoenix - Southern Arizona

300 S. Craycroft Road
Tucson, AZ 85711-4574
(520) 881-6512

The University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona, which is 3.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Tucson, AZ and this school offers one program in forensic nursing. In terms of programs, this small school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering forensic nursing.

11. Rio Salado College

2323 W 14th St
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 517-8000

Rio Salado College is located in Tempe, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one program in forensic nursing. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

12. Pima Community College

401 North Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85709-5000
(520) 206-4500

Pima Community College, which is 3.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Tucson, AZ. It offers two programs in forensic nursing. More specifically, this college offers students one forensic nursing certificate and one associate's level degree in forensic nursing. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

13. Eastern Arizona College

615 N. Stadium Ave.
Thatcher, AZ 85552-0769
(928) 428-8322

Eastern Arizona College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1888. It is located in Thatcher, AZ. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Arizona. This college offers subjects including criminal justice and electrical technology. It offers 52 certificates and 67 associates level degrees to students. 6,799 students pursued degrees from the 98 programs at this college in 2010. This college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

14. The University of Phoenix - Phoenix-Hohokam

4635 E Elwood St
Phoenix, AZ 85040-1958
(480) 557-2000

The University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam offers one forensic nursing program and this school is in Phoenix, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. UOPX is the seventh largest institution in the state of Arizona offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

15. Mohave Community College

1971 Jagerson Ave
Kingman, AZ 86409-1238
(928) 757-4331

Mohave Community College offers two programs in forensic nursing. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in forensic nursing and one associate's level degree in forensic nursing. This mid-sized college is located in Kingman, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

16. Scottsdale Community College

9000 E Chaparral Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
(480) 423-6000

Scottsdale Community College, which is very close to Scottsdale, Arizona, is in a rural area and this college offers one program in forensic nursing. 11,257 students seek degrees in 91 programs at this college, overall. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks seventh in the state of Arizona.

17. Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive- Babbitt Administrative Center
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4132
(928) 523-9011

Northern Arizona University offers two programs in forensic nursing. Out of those, this university offers students one bachelor's level forensic nursing degree and one master's level degree in forensic nursing. This big university, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Flagstaff, AZ. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering forensic nursing.

18. Glendale Community College

6000 W Olive Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 845-3000

Glendale Community College is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one forensic nursing program. Overall, 21,373 students seek degrees in 94 Glendale Community College programs. This college is the third oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in forensic nursing.

19. The University of Arizona

1401 E University
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066
(520) 621-2211

The University of Arizona, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Tucson, AZ. It offers three programs in forensic nursing. More specifically, the U of An offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in forensic nursing, one master's level forensic nursing degree, and one doctorate level degree in forensic nursing. Overall, 39,086 students pursue degrees in 406 programs at this university. This public university ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Arizona.

20. Mesa Community College

1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 461-7000

Mesa Community College is near the center of the city and it offers one forensic nursing program. This college is a public 2-year institution.

21. Northland Pioneer College

2251 E. Navajo Blvd.
Holbrook, AZ 86025-0610
(928) 524-7600

Northland Pioneer College is in Holbrook, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one forensic nursing program. It is a public 2-year institution.

22. Paradise Valley Community College

18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 787-6500

Paradise Valley Community College is located near Phoenix, AZ and it offers one forensic nursing program. Overall, 10,282 students pursue degrees in 60 Paradise Valley Community College programs.

23. Estrella Mountain Community College

3000 N Dysart Rd
Avondale, AZ 85323-1000
(623) 935-8000

Estrella Mountain Community College is located in the suburbs of Avondale, Arizona and it offers one forensic nursing program. 8,122 students pursue degrees in 68 Estrella Mountain Community College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this public college is the ninth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering forensic nursing.

24. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

2626 E Pecos Rd
Chandler, AZ 85225-2499
(480) 732-7000

Chandler/Gilbert Community College is located in the suburbs of Chandler, Arizona and this college offers one forensic nursing program. Overall, 12,296 students pursue degrees in 63 programs at this community college.

25. Phoenix College

1202 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 264-2492

Phoenix College is 2.4 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one forensic nursing program. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

26. GateWay Community College

108 N. 40th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 392-5000

GateWay Community College, which is 4.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Phoenix, AZ and it offers one forensic nursing program. This public college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

27. Central Arizona College

8470 N Overfield Rd
Coolidge, AZ 85128-9030
(520) 494-5444

Central Arizona College is located in Coolidge, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in forensic nursing. It is one of 27 public post-secondary institutions in Arizona. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering forensic nursing.

28. Cochise College

4190 W Highway 80
Douglas, AZ 85607-9724
(520) 515-0500

Cochise College, which is near Douglas, is located in a rural setting and this school offers one program in forensic nursing. It is one of 27 public post-secondary institutions in Arizona. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering forensic nursing programs.

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