Master of Science in Nursing / Forensic Nursing
Fitchburg State University

Program Details

The online MSN / Forensic Nursing degree program is designed for registered nurses who wish to pursue advanced leadership positions in the community and the health care system. Coursework explores the prevention, scientific investigation, and treatment of victims of trauma and/or death as well as the investigation and treatment of perpetrators of abuse, violence, criminal activity and traumatic accidents. Graduates may pursue careers such as:

  • Death Investigator
  • Legal Nurse Consultant
  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)
  • Forensic Mental Health Consultant

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Fitchburg State University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • A current US RN license