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Forensic Nursing Schools in Georgia

There are 36 schools in the state of Georgia offering forensic nursing programs. In 2010, 3,801 students graduated from programs at Georgia forensic nursing schools. 1,986 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 1,526 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

3,324 students graduate from programs in this state in forensic nursing, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of forensic nursing students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 13 students graduated with forensic nursing certificates, 1,526 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,986 with a bachelor's level degree, and 276 with a master's level degree.

36 forensic nursing schools are located in this state. Out of these, 30 schools are public, while six schools are private. While tuition at a private forensic nursing school varies from $11,880 to $39,158, tuition at a public forensic nursing school varies from $2,354 to $8,698.

Average tuition for programs in forensic nursing is $11,950. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,354 per year, is at the College of Coastal Georgia, while the highest tuition for forensic nursing programs, which is $39,158 every year, is at Emory University.

Schools in Georgia offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for students pursing forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

3,324 students graduate from programs in this state in forensic nursing, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of forensic nursing students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 13 students graduated with forensic nursing certificates, 1,526 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,986 with a bachelor's level degree, and 276 with a master's level degree.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 13
  • Associate 2006: 989
  • Associate 2007: 1081
  • Associate 2008: 1213
  • Associate 2009: 1344
  • Associate 2010: 1526
  • Bachelor 2006: 1335
  • Bachelor 2007: 1361
  • Bachelor 2008: 1514
  • Bachelor 2009: 1831
  • Bachelor 2010: 1986
  • Master 2006: 81
  • Master 2007: 83
  • Master 2008: 121
  • Master 2009: 206
  • Master 2010: 276

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Georgia

Schools in Georgia offer a total of 52 forensic nursing programs. Of these programs, approximately 40.4% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 18
  • Bachelor: 21
  • Master: 11

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43630
  • 25th Percentile: 51590
  • Median: 61220
  • 75th Percentile: 71180
  • 90th Percentile: 80760

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22850
  • 25th Percentile: 32830
  • Median: 51230
  • 75th Percentile: 76430
  • 90th Percentile: 102590

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54480
  • Median Salary 2007: 56730
  • Median Salary 2008: 59570
  • Median Salary 2009: 60610
  • Median Salary 2010: 61220
  • Total Employed 2006: 60850
  • Total Employed 2007: 62230
  • Total Employed 2008: 64920
  • Total Employed 2009: 65370
  • Total Employed 2010: 65390

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29050
  • Median Salary 2007: 30730
  • Median Salary 2008: 38310
  • Median Salary 2009: 47240
  • Median Salary 2010: 51230
  • Total Employed 2006: 1020
  • Total Employed 2007: 1060
  • Total Employed 2008: 970
  • Total Employed 2009: 800
  • Total Employed 2010: 730

Georgia vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

Georgia vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 2.439% (66120)

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1. Dalton State College

650 College Drive
Dalton, GA 30720-3797
(706) 272-4436

Dalton State College offers one forensic nursing program and DSC is 1.9 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 5,988 students seek degrees in 29 Dalton programs. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks sixth in the state of Georgia.

2. Middle Georgia College

1100 Second St SE
Cochran, GA 31014-1599
(478) 934-6221

Middle Georgia College, which is very close to Cochran, Georgia, is located in a rural area and MGC offers one forensic nursing program. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

3. North Georgia College & State University

82 College Circle
Dahlonega, GA 30597-1001
(706) 864-1400

North Georgia College & State University Offers three forensic nursing programs. Out of those, North Georgia 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. This school is located in Dahlonega, GA. North Georgia is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. In terms of programs, this mid-sized school is the second largest institution in the state of Georgia offering forensic nursing.

4. The University of Phoenix - Savannah

8001 Chatham Center Dr Ste 200
Savannah, GA 31405-7400
(912) 232-0531

The University of Phoenix-Savannah is a for-profit 4-year institution. UOPX is in Savannah, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. UPX is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as human resources and entrepreneurship. UOPX offers 22 bachelors level degrees and two degrees at the masters level to students. 865 students pursued degrees from the 23 programs at this school in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it.

5. Augusta State University

2500 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904-2200
(706) 737-1405

Augusta State University is near the heart of downtown and Augusta State offers one forensic nursing program. Overall, 6,919 students seek degrees in 44 programs at this school. It is the third largest institution in the state of Georgia offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

6. Gordon College

419 College Dr
Barnesville, GA 30204
(770) 358-5000

Gordon College is in Barnesville, GA and it offers one forensic nursing program. Gordon is a public 4-year institution. This liberal arts college is the second oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering forensic nursing programs.

7. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

2802 Moore Hwy
Tifton, GA 31793-2601
(229) 391-5001

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is located in town of Tifton, Georgia and this school offers one forensic nursing program. Overall, 3,284 students seek degrees in 22 programs at this small school.

8. Georgia Perimeter College

3251 Panthersville Rd
Decatur, GA 30034-3832
(678) 891-2300

Georgia Perimeter College offers one forensic nursing program and it is in the suburbs of Decatur, Georgia. It is the only community college in Georgia. It is the largest institution in the state of Georgia offering forensic nursing.

9. Macon State College

100 College Station Dr
Macon, GA 31206-5145
(478) 471-2700

Macon State College is located in Macon, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Macon State offers two forensic nursing programs. Out of those, it offers students one forensic nursing degree at the associate's level and one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level. MSC is a public 4-year institution.

10. Armstrong Atlantic State University

11935 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31419-1997
(912) 344-2806

Armstrong Atlantic State University offers two programs in forensic nursing. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level forensic nursing degree and one master's level degree in forensic nursing. This medium-sized school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Savannah, GA. 7,682 students seek degrees in 52 programs at this school, overall.

11. Georgia Highlands College

3175 Cedartown Highway- S.E.
Rome, GA 30161-3897
(800) 332-2406

Georgia Highlands College, which is near Rome, is in a rural setting and this school offers one forensic nursing program. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the ninth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering forensic nursing.

12. South Georgia College

100 W College Pk Dr
Douglas, GA 31533-5098
(912) 260-4200

South Georgia College offers one program in forensic nursing and this school is in town of Douglas, Georgia. Overall, 2,214 students pursue degrees in six programs at this school.

13. Georgia Health Sciences University

1120 Fifteenth St
Augusta, GA 30912
(706) 721-0211

Georgia Health Sciences University offers two forensic nursing programs. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level forensic nursing degree by GHSU and one master's level degree in forensic nursing. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Augusta, GA. It is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia. GHSU is the oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering forensic nursing programs.

14. The University of Phoenix - Atlanta

8200 Roberts Dr
Sandy Springs, GA 30350-4147
(678) 731-0555

The University of Phoenix-Atlanta offers one program in forensic nursing and Phoenix, which is 4.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Sandy Springs, GA.

15. The University of West Georgia

1601 Maple St
Carrollton, GA 30118-0001
(678) 839-5000

The University of West Georgia is in town of Carrollton, Georgia. It offers two programs in forensic nursing. Out of those, it offers students one bachelor's level forensic nursing degree and one forensic nursing degree at the master's level. This school is a public 4-year institution. This school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering forensic nursing.

16. Albany State University

504 College Dr.
Albany, GA 31705
(229) 430-4600

Albany State University offers two programs in forensic nursing. Of those, ASU offers students one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level and one degree at the master's level in forensic nursing. It is 1.0 miles from the center of the city. Albany State is a historically black, public, 4-year institution.

17. The College of Coastal Georgia

3700 Altama Avenue
Brunswick, GA 31520-3644
(912) 279-5713

The College of Coastal Georgia, which is 2.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Brunswick, GA. This school offers two forensic nursing programs. Specifically, students are offered one forensic nursing certificate by it and one associate's level forensic nursing degree. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this mid-sized school is the biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering forensic nursing.

18. Bainbridge College

2500 E Shotwell St
Bainbridge, GA 39819
(866) 825-1715

Bainbridge College offers one forensic nursing program. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering forensic nursing.

19. Georgia Northwestern Technical College

One Maurice Culberson Drive
Rome, GA 30161
(706) 295-6963

Georgia Northwestern Technical College offers one forensic nursing program and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Rome, GA. This school is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. This technical college is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering forensic nursing.

20. Kennesaw State University

1000 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
(770) 423-6000

Kennesaw State University is located in the suburbs of Kennesaw, Georgia and KSU offers one program in forensic nursing. Kennesaw is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

21. Brenau University

500 Washington Street SE
Gainesville, GA 30501-3668
(770) 534-6299

Brenau University is located in the center of Gainesville and it offers one forensic nursing program. This school is a 4-year institution. This small school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in forensic nursing.

22. LaGrange College

601 Broad St.
Lagrange, GA 30240-2999
(706) 880-8000

LaGrange College is in Lagrange, GA and it offers one forensic nursing program.

23. Darton College

2400 Gillionville Rd
Albany, GA 31707-3098
(229) 317-6000

Darton College offers one forensic nursing program and this school, which is 3.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Albany, GA. This mid-sized school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

24. Georgia State University

33 gilmer st
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
(404) 413-2000

Georgia State University is in the center of Atlanta. Georgia State offers two forensic nursing programs. Out of those, it offers one bachelor's level forensic nursing degree to students and one master's level degree in forensic nursing. This university is one of 6 research universities in Georgia.

25. Mercer University

1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon, GA 31207
(478) 301-2700

Mercer University offers one forensic nursing program and this university, which is near the center of the city, is located in Macon, GA. This university is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia.

26. Georgia College & State University

231 W Hancock Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061
(478) 445-2770

Georgia College & State University Is in Milledgeville, GA and GCSU offers one forensic nursing program. Overall, 6,737 students seek degrees in 63 Georgia College & State University programs. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering forensic nursing programs.

27. Columbus State University

4225 University Ave
Columbus, GA 31907-5645
(706) 507-8800

Columbus State University is 4.2 miles from the center of the city and CSU offers one forensic nursing program. Columbus is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. In terms of programs, this school is the sixth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering forensic nursing.

28. Georgia Southwestern State University

800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr.
Americus, GA 31709-4693
(229) 928-1279

Georgia Southwestern State University is located in Americus, GA and GSU offers one program in forensic nursing. GSU is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

29. Berry College

2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW
Mount Berry, GA 30149
(706) 232-5374

Berry College is in Mount Berry, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one forensic nursing program. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the third largest institution in the state of Georgia offering forensic nursing.

30. Columbus Technical College

928 Manchester Expy
Columbus, GA 31904-6572
(706) 649-1800

Columbus Technical College is 3.2 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in forensic nursing. This technical college is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

31. Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, GA 30260-0285
(678) 466-4000

Clayton State University offers two forensic nursing programs. Of those, students are offered one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level by Claton State and one master's level degree in forensic nursing. It is in the suburbs of Morrow, Georgia. Claton State is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

32. Athens Technical College

800 US Hwy 29 N
Athens, GA 30601-1500
(706) 355-5000

Athens Technical College is near the center of the city and this school offers one program in forensic nursing. This school is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks ninth in the state of Georgia.

33. Georgia Southern University

Hwy 301 South
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-5391

Georgia Southern University is located in Statesboro, GA and Georgia Southern offers one forensic nursing program. 19,691 students pursue degrees in 102 programs at Georgia Southern, overall. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

34. Southwest Georgia Technical College

15689 US Hwy 19 N
Thomasville, GA 31792-9960
(229) 225-4096

Southwest Georgia Technical College is in Thomasville, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in forensic nursing. Overall, 1,678 students seek degrees in 57 programs at this school.

35. Emory University

408 Administration Building- 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 727-6123

Emory University is located in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. It offers four programs in forensic nursing. More specifically, students are offered one forensic nursing certificate by it, one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing, and two degrees at the master's level in forensic nursing. 13,381 students seek degrees in 154 Emory University programs, overall. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in forensic nursing.

36. Valdosta State University

1500 N Patterson
Valdosta, GA 31698
(229) 333-5800

Valdosta State University is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. It offers two forensic nursing programs. Out of those, it offers one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level forensic nursing degree. Overall, 12,898 students seek degrees in 88 Valdosta State University programs.

37. West Georgia Technical College

176 Murphy Campus Blvd.
Waco, GA 30182
(770) 537-6000

West Georgia Technical College offers one program in forensic nursing and it is in Waco, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering forensic nursing.

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