With an overall population of 17,310 and a student population of 3,322, approximately 3,322 of Morganton students attend one of Morganton's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Morganton, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Western Piedmont Community College. In 2010, Western Piedmont Community College graduated approximately 21 students from its forensic nursing program.
A reported 21 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Morganton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Morganton was $1,627 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,160 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Morganton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,590 forensic nurses in North Carolina, 230 were working in the greater Morganton area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Morganton will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Morganton is $79,250 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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