Master of Science in Nursing / Forensic Nursing
Duquesne University

Program Details

The online MSN / Forensic Nursing degree program is designed to provide students with the medical skills required for effective nursing as well as the skills required to help law enforcement and legal professionals do their jobs effectively. The curriculum focuses on addressing violence and its consequences in our communities, creating opportunities for the unique contributions of nurses.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Duquesne University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

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

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • This program requires a three-day residency on campus.
  • Students must have at least one year of full-time work experience as an RN prior to registration in clinical or specialty courses.