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Forensic Nursing Schools in Tennessee

There are 38 Tennessee schools offering forensic nursing programs. 3,728 students graduated with degrees from Tennessee forensic nursing schools in 2010. 1,965 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 1,366 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 3,446 students graduate from programs in this state in forensic nursing every year. This accounts for 2% of forensic nursing students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, one student graduated with certificates in forensic nursing, 1,366 with an associate's level degree, 1,965 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 396 with a degree at the master's level.

38 forensic nursing schools are located in Tennessee. Out of these, while 19 schools are public, 19 schools are private. Private forensic nursing school tuition varies from $10,270 to $23,680, while public forensic nursing school tuition varies from $5,704 to $7,382.

Average tuition for programs in forensic nursing is $13,966. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,704 per year, is at Tennessee State University, the highest tuition for forensic nursing programs, which is $23,680 per year, is at Belmont University.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for forensic nursing students.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Tennessee 2006 - 2010

On average, 3,446 students graduate from programs in this state in forensic nursing every year. This accounts for 2% of forensic nursing students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, one student graduated with certificates in forensic nursing, 1,366 with an associate's level degree, 1,965 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 396 with a degree at the master's level.

Forensic Nursing Program Completions in Tennessee 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 4
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Associate 2006: 1157
  • Associate 2007: 1294
  • Associate 2008: 1282
  • Associate 2009: 1250
  • Associate 2010: 1366
  • Bachelor 2006: 1489
  • Bachelor 2007: 1638
  • Bachelor 2008: 1635
  • Bachelor 2009: 1982
  • Bachelor 2010: 1965
  • Master 2006: 179
  • Master 2007: 210
  • Master 2008: 247
  • Master 2009: 337
  • Master 2010: 396

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Tennessee

Tennessee schools offer a total of 53 forensic nursing programs. Of these programs, around 49.1% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Forensic Nursing Program Availability in Tennessee

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 15
  • Bachelor: 26
  • Master: 11

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40880
  • 25th Percentile: 47400
  • Median: 56090
  • 75th Percentile: 67000
  • 90th Percentile: 82880

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22380
  • 25th Percentile: 27980
  • Median: 38140
  • 75th Percentile: 55550
  • 90th Percentile: 75920

Career Trends

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Clinical Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51390
  • Median Salary 2007: 53980
  • Median Salary 2008: 55900
  • Median Salary 2009: 55820
  • Median Salary 2010: 56090
  • Total Employed 2006: 52780
  • Total Employed 2007: 54960
  • Total Employed 2008: 61570
  • Total Employed 2009: 61980
  • Total Employed 2010: 61890

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35280
  • Median Salary 2007: 37630
  • Median Salary 2008: 37870
  • Median Salary 2009: 39900
  • Median Salary 2010: 38140
  • Total Employed 2006: 1580
  • Total Employed 2007: 1670
  • Total Employed 2008: 2040
  • Total Employed 2009: 2260
  • Total Employed 2010: 2410

Tennessee vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

Tennessee vs National Forensic Nursing Employment

  • Employed in Tennessee: 2.372% (64300)

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1. Roane State Community College

276 Patton Lane
Harriman, TN 37748
(865) 354-3000

Roane State Community College is located in Harriman, Tennessee, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in forensic nursing. 6,839 students seek degrees in 30 Roane State Community College programs, overall.

2. Walters State Community College

500 South Davy Crockett Parkway
Morristown, TN 37813-6899
(423) 585-2600

Walters State Community College offers one forensic nursing program and this college, which is 2.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Morristown, TN. This college is one of 13 community colleges in Tennessee. In terms of enrollment, this community college ranks fourth in the state of Tennessee.

3. Northeast State Community College

2425 Hwy 75
Blountville, TN 37617-0246
(423) 323-3191

Northeast State Community College offers one program in forensic nursing and this college, which is only a few miles from Blountville, is located in a rural area. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Tennessee offering forensic nursing programs.

4. Chattanooga State Community College

4501 Amnicola Hwy
Chattanooga, TN 37406-1097
(423) 697-4400

Chattanooga State Community College is 5.4 miles from the heart of downtown and this college offers one forensic nursing program. This community college is one of 13 community colleges in Tennessee. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Tennessee.

5. South College

3904 Lonas Road
Knoxville, TN 37909-0000
(865) 251-1800

South College, which is 3.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Knoxville, TN and it offers one forensic nursing program.

6. Dyersburg State Community College

1510 Lake Rd
Dyersburg, TN 38024-2411
(731) 286-3200

Dyersburg State Community College offers one forensic nursing program. It is one of 13 community colleges in Tennessee.

7. The Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences

1003 Monroe Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 572-2468

The Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences, which is near the center of the city, is located in Memphis, TN and this school offers one program in forensic nursing. Overall, 1,033 students pursue degrees in seven Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences programs.

8. Bethel University

325 Cherry Ave
McKenzie, TN 38201
(731) 352-4000

Bethel University is in town of McKenzie, Tennessee and Bethel offers one program in forensic nursing. Bethel is a 4-year institution. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Tennessee offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

9. Motlow State Community College

6015 Ledford Mill Road
Tullahoma, TN 37388
(931) 393-1500

Motlow State Community College offers one forensic nursing program and it is located in Tullahoma, Tennessee, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is one of 13 community colleges in Tennessee.

10. Aquinas College

4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 297-7545

Aquinas College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Nashville, TN. This school offers two forensic nursing programs. Specifically, Aquinas offers students one forensic nursing degree at the associate's level and one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. This school is the biggest institution in the state of Tennessee offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

11. Cleveland State Community College

3535 Adkisson Drive
Cleveland, TN 37312
(423) 472-7141

Cleveland State Community College offers one forensic nursing program and it is near the center of the city. It is one of 13 community colleges in Tennessee.

12. Jackson State Community College

2046 North Pky
Jackson, TN 38301-3797
(731) 424-3520

Jackson State Community College offers one program in forensic nursing and this college is near the heart of downtown. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Tennessee offering programs in forensic nursing.

13. Columbia State Community College

1665 Hampshire Pike
Columbia, TN 38401
(931) 540-2722

Columbia State Community College offers one program in forensic nursing. Overall, 5,592 students pursue degrees in 19 programs at this college. This college is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Tennessee offering programs in forensic nursing.

14. Freed-Hardeman University

158 E Main St
Henderson, TN 38340-2399
(800) 348-3481

Freed-Hardeman University offers one forensic nursing program and this school is in Henderson, TN. 1,991 students pursue degrees in 57 programs at FHU, overall. It is the oldest institution in the state of Tennessee offering programs in forensic nursing.

15. Tennessee Technological University

1 William L. Jones Drive
Cookeville, TN 38505-0001
(931) 372-3223

Tennessee Technological University is in Cookeville, TN. This school offers two forensic nursing programs. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing by TTU and one master's level degree in forensic nursing. Overall, 11,538 students seek degrees in 63 programs at Tech. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Tennessee.

16. Tennessee Wesleyan College

204 East College Street
Athens, TN 37303
(423) 745-7504

Tennessee Wesleyan College is in town of Athens, Tennessee and it offers one program in forensic nursing. TWC is a 4-year institution.

17. Martin Methodist College

433 West Madison Street
Pulaski, TN 38478-2799
(931) 363-9800

Martin Methodist College is in town of Pulaski, Tennessee and MMC offers one forensic nursing program. This school is a 4-year institution.

18. Milligan College

1 Blowers Blvd.
Milligan College, TN 37682
(423) 461-8700

Milligan College is located in the suburbs of Milligan College, Tennessee and it offers one program in forensic nursing. This school is a 4-year institution.

19. The University of Phoenix - Nashville

616 Marriott Dr Ste 150
Nashville, TN 37214-5048
(615) 872-0188

The University of Phoenix-Nashville is 5.5 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one program in forensic nursing. Phoenix is a for-profit 4-year institution.

20. Belmont University

1900 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212-3757
(615) 460-6000

Belmont University offers two programs in forensic nursing. Of those, BU offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in forensic nursing and one degree at the master's level in forensic nursing. BU, which is near the center of the city, is in Nashville, TN. It is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Tennessee.

21. Trevecca Nazarene University

333 Murfreesboro Rd
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 248-1200

Trevecca Nazarene University, which is 2.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Nashville, TN and Trevecca offers one forensic nursing program.

22. Lincoln Memorial University

6965 Cumberland Gap Pky
Harrogate, TN 37752-9900
(423) 869-3611x6377

Lincoln Memorial University offers two programs in forensic nursing. Out of those, students are offered one associate's level degree in forensic nursing by it and one degree at the master's level in forensic nursing. This liberal arts college, which is very close to Harrogate, Tennessee, is located in a rural area. This school is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Tennessee. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Tennessee offering programs in forensic nursing.

23. East Tennessee State University

807 University Pky
Johnson City, TN 37614-0000
(423) 439-1000

East Tennessee State University, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Johnson City, TN. East Tennessee State offers three forensic nursing programs. More specifically, East Tennessee State offers one certificate in forensic nursing to students, one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level, and one master's level degree in forensic nursing. 14,952 students seek degrees in 108 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, this big school is the largest institution in the state of Tennessee offering forensic nursing.

24. Cumberland University

One Cumberland Square
Lebanon, TN 37087
(615) 444-2562

Cumberland University is located in Lebanon, TN and Cumberland offers one program in forensic nursing. Overall, 1,375 students seek degrees in 49 Cumberland University programs.

25. Middle Tennessee State University

1301 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
(615) 898-2300

Middle Tennessee State University, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Murfreesboro, TN. Middle Tennessee offers two programs in forensic nursing. Specifically, it offers one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing to students and one degree at the master's level in forensic nursing. This school is one of 48 public post-secondary institutions in Tennessee.

26. Austin Peay State University

601 College St
Clarksville, TN 37044
(931) 221-7011

Austin Peay State University is in the center of Clarksville. Austin Peay offers two forensic nursing programs. Of those, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing and one forensic nursing degree at the master's level. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Tennessee offering forensic nursing.

27. Southern Adventist University

4881 Taylor Cir
Collegedale, TN 37315-0370
(423) 236-2000

Southern Adventist University offers two programs in forensic nursing. Of those, it offers one associate's level degree in forensic nursing to students and one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing. It is located in the suburbs of Collegedale, Tennessee. It is a 4-year institution.

28. Tennessee State University

3500 John Merritt Blvd
Nashville, TN 37209-1561
(615) 963-5111

Tennessee State University, which is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Nashville, TN. This university offers three forensic nursing programs. More specifically, it offers one forensic nursing degree at the associate's level to students, one bachelor's level forensic nursing degree, and one master's level forensic nursing degree. It is one of 4 research universities in Tennessee. It is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Tennessee offering forensic nursing.

29. Union University

1050 Union University Dr
Jackson, TN 38305-3697
(731) 668-1818

Union University, which is near the center of the city, is in Jackson, TN and Union offers one program in forensic nursing. Union is a 4-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Tennessee offering programs in forensic nursing.

30. The University of Tennessee

527 Andy Holt Tower
Knoxville, TN 37996
(865) 974-1000

The University of Tennessee offers two programs in forensic nursing. Of those, this university offers one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level forensic nursing degree. This university is located in the center of Knoxville. 30,300 students seek degrees in 238 programs at UT Knoxville, overall. UT is the oldest institution in the state of Tennessee offering programs in forensic nursing.

31. King College

1350 King College Rd
Bristol, TN 37620-2699
(423) 968-1187

King College, which is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bristol, TN. King offers two programs in forensic nursing. Out of those, King offers students one forensic nursing degree at the bachelor's level and one forensic nursing degree at the master's level. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Tennessee offering forensic nursing.

32. Lipscomb University

One University Park Drive
Nashville, TN 37204-3951
(615) 966-1000

Lipscomb University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Nashville, TN and it offers one program in forensic nursing. It is a 4-year institution.

33. Southwest Tennessee Community College

737 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 333-5000

Southwest Tennessee Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Memphis, TN and it offers one forensic nursing program. 13,362 students pursue degrees in 60 programs at this community college, overall. This college is the biggest institution in the state of Tennessee offering forensic nursing.

34. Fisk University

1000 17th Ave North
Nashville, TN 37208-4501
(615) 329-8500

Fisk University, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Nashville, TN and it offers one forensic nursing program. This school is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Tennessee. This school is the ninth largest institution in the state of Tennessee offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

35. The University of Tennessee - Martin

University Street
Martin, TN 38238-0002
(731) 881-7000

The University of Tennessee-Martin offers one program in forensic nursing. UTM is one of 48 public post-secondary institutions in Tennessee. UTM is the ninth largest institution in the state of Tennessee offering forensic nursing.

36. The University of Memphis

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Memphis, TN 38152
(901) 678-2000

The University of Memphis is 6.6 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in forensic nursing. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing by it and one master's level forensic nursing degree. U of M is a public, 4-year, research institution.

37. Carson-Newman College

1646 S Russell Ave
Jefferson City, TN 37760
(865) 471-2000

Carson-Newman College offers one program in forensic nursing and Carson-Newman is located in the suburbs of Jefferson City, Tennessee. Overall, 2,064 students pursue degrees in 94 C-N programs. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Tennessee offering forensic nursing in terms of programs.

38. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

615 McCallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37403-2598
(423) 425-4111

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga offers two forensic nursing programs. More specifically, Chattanooga offers students one bachelor's level degree in forensic nursing and one degree at the master's level in forensic nursing. This mid-sized school is located in the center of Chattanooga. UTC is one of 48 public post-secondary institutions in Tennessee. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Tennessee offering programs in forensic nursing.

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