Post Master’s Certificate in Forensic Nursing
Duquesne University

Program Details

The online Post Master's Certificate in Forensic Nursing program prepares students for a variety of nursing roles, such as sexual assault nurse, nurse coroner, nurse investigator, forensic psychiatric nurse, forensic correctional/institutional nurse, clinical nurse specialist, legal nurse consultant, and expert witness. Graduates are able to:

  • Apply the principles of law and forensic science to the practice of nursing
  • Develop and incorporate a collaborative approach with other disciplines in planning the care of victims of violence and/or the perpetrator
  • Demonstrate leadership in forensic nursing through active participation in health care policy and professional organizations and by developing roles for forensic nurses in all areas of practice

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)