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 EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License, Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)
- 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.