Master of Science in Nursing / Forensic Nursing
Aspen University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Nursing degree focusing on Forensic Nursing examines situations where health care and legal systems intersect. Aspen University’s program helps nurses understand and adapt to advancements in forensic research and techniques.

Forensic nurses serve in critical healthcare roles such as caring for assault victims, providing services in a correctional facility, or giving forensic testimony in court. Courses explore the need for nurses to remain unbiased, thorough, and diligent in their work to achieve accurate results. 

Graduates will be equipped with:

  • Comprehensive forensic nursing knowledge
  • Organizational skills necessary for collecting evidence
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Strategies to record and preserve evidence

Learning Pace

Institution-Paced

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Aspen University is accredited by:

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Current, unrestricted licensure as a registered nurse in the United States, a US territory, or Canada
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum one year of nursing experience within the past five years