There are 2 forensic nursing schools in Springfield, Massachusetts. Springfield has a total population of 152,082 and a student population of 20,020. Of these students, 10,196 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Springfield Technical Community College is the largest forensic nursing school in Springfield, based on student population. In 2010, Springfield Technical Community College graduated approximately 85 students from its forensic nursing program.
A total of 152 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Springfield in 2010. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Springfield was $14,743 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Springfield. And if you live on campus at one of the Springfield-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $10,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,263.
If you plan on staying in Springfield after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Springfield, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are average. In 2010, of the 9,040 forensic nurses in Massachusetts, 770 were working in the greater Springfield area. The number of forensic nurses in Springfield is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
1 Armory Sq, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105-1296
Less than 1 year certificate
1-2 years certificate
1000 State Street, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109