McKenzie has a total population of 5,295 and a student population of 3,460. Of these students, 2,975 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
McKenzie's largest forensic nursing school is Bethel University. In 2010, Bethel University graduated approximately 22 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of McKenzie's forensic nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in McKenzie was $12,242 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the McKenzie-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,926 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in McKenzie, your job prospects are good. There were 7,180 forensic nurses working in Tennessee and 360 working in the greater McKenzie area in 2010. McKenzie'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 McKenzie, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,140 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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