Forensic Nurses: Investigating and Advocating for Victims
Stevenson University Online offers a master’s concentration in Forensic Nursing to train and empower nurses to be the bridge between their patients, law enforcement, and the legal system.
Forensic Nurses are critical in serving society’s most vulnerable populations. Through our Master’s of Nursing – Forensic Nursing concentration, you will gain the knowledge and skills to help victims of trauma, including rape, domestic violence, elder abuse, and child abuse. Working with law enforcement and the legal system to advocate and testify on behalf of their patients, forensic nurses are essential in the exam room, lab, and courtroom to ensure justice for victims of violence and abuse.
Our fully-online Forensic Nursing concentration equips you with a unique skillset to play a necessary investigative and advocacy role for at-risk members of our communities.
Affordable, Flexible, Personalized
Stevenson’s master’s in Forensic Nursing is a specialized program for today’s front line health care professionals. The concentration equips you with the ability to combine advanced nursing skills and knowledge with evidence-based scientific investigation and trauma treatment. This focus will allow you make more significant impacts on diverse populations. The 36-credit hour program is offered 100% online with courses offered in six separate 8-week sessions each year.
Concentration-Specific Course Requirements
- NURS-615: Advanced Health Assessment
- FSCOR-601: Foundations of Justice
- ED-606: Socio-political and Cultural Influences on Families, Organizations, and Communities
- FSCI-762: Expert Witness Preparation and Practice
- NURS-620: Introduction to Forensic Nursing
- NURS-737: Graduate Nursing Capstone
- NURS-765: Forensic Nursing Practicum
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Designed for working students seeking affordable, trusted, and supportive online education, our online Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Certificate programs are offered fully online in 8-week sessions, 6-times per year. With multiple start dates throughout the year, begin your studies when it suits your schedule—fall, spring, or summer. We offer flexible scheduling to fit your life, and faculty and success coaches who understand and will help you achieve your academic and career goals.
ith Stevenson University Online, you have the benefit of a university that has been serving students since 1947—a university that hasn’t forgotten the value of personalized support for every student, whether on campus or online.