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Forensic Nursing Schools in Des Moines, Iowa

Forensic Nursing Schools in Des Moines, IA

If you are interested in pursuing forensic nursing, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 forensic nursing schools in Des Moines, Iowa. Des Moines has a total population of 198,682 and a student population of 11,849. Of these students, 2,832 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.

Mercy College of Health Sciences is the largest forensic nursing school in Des Moines, based on student population. In 2010, Mercy College of Health Sciences graduated approximately 191 students from its forensic nursing program.

In 2010, 285 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Des Moines. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Des Moines was $16,162 per year, on average.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,150 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Des Moines. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,442 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $19,200.

Forensic Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Des Moines

Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Des Moines, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,810 forensic nurses in Iowa, 900 were working in the greater Des Moines area. Des Moines's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.

As a forensic nurse in Des Moines, you can expect to make an average salary of $75,690 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Forensic Nursing Degree in Des Moines
  • Associates Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Forensic Nursing Classes
  • Forensic Nursing Courses
  • Forensic Nursing Training

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  1. 1Grand View UniversityGrand View University

    1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50316

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  2. 2Mercy College of Health Sciences

    928 Sixth Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1239

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree