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Forensic Nursing Schools in Jackson, Tennessee

Forensic Nursing Schools in Jackson, TN

If you are interested in pursuing forensic nursing, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 forensic nursing schools in Jackson, Tennessee. With an overall population of 59,643 and a student population of 12,797, approximately 9,025 of Jackson students attend one of Jackson's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.

Jackson State Community College is the largest forensic nursing school in Jackson, based on student population. In 2010, Jackson State Community College graduated approximately 168 students from its forensic nursing program.

In 2010, 258 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Jackson. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Jackson, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $11,996.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Jackson. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,960 per year, on average, for room and board at Jackson-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,351.

Forensic Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Jackson

Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jackson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 7,180 forensic nurses in Tennessee. Of these forensic nurses, 300 were working in the greater Jackson area. Jackson'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 Jackson, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,620 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Forensic Nursing Degree in Jackson
  • Associates Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Forensic Nursing Classes
  • Forensic Nursing Courses
  • Forensic Nursing Training

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  1. 1Jackson State Community CollegeJackson State Community College

    Address:
    2046 North Pky, Jackson, Tennessee 38301-3797

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

  2. 2Union UniversityUnion University

    Address:
    1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697

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

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