Pennsylvania State University

201 Old Main, University Park, PA 16802

Program Details

The online Undergraduate Certificate in Nursing Forensics from Pennsylvania State University provides students with specialized knowledge of the legal system and skills in injury identification, evaluation, and documentation, allowing them to assume critical roles in determining the legal outcome of traumatic events. Courses cover foundational topics in forensic nursing, including:

  • Evidence collection and preservation
  • ​Forensic documentation
  • ​The recognition of domestic violence, assault, and stalking
  • ​Legal and ethical issues

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    Program Overview

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    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
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      Per Semester Credit
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    • Fees Overview :
      • Information Technology Fee (per semester): $252
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    • Must be a high school graduate, or have completed your GED
    • Currently licensed registered nurse

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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