Certificate in Nursing Forensics
Pennsylvania State University

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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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Pennsylvania State University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • A current unrestricted Registered Nurse License