Forensic Nursing

Forensic nurses don’t only work in hospitals, clinics and emergency rooms. They also work as nurse coroners, expert witnesses and policy makers. Our online MSN in Forensic Nursing program was designed in partnership with the Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law. You will learn to identify new methods and approaches to achieve civil and criminal justice. Our curriculum reflects the various roles— preparing you to become a respected leader who can work collaboratively on a multi‑disciplinary forensic team.


Program Information

The Master of Science in Forensic Nursing is a 2.5 year online program that prepares you to provide trauma-informed care and be a leader in this emerging specialty area. You will develop in-depth knowledge of victim assessment and rights, evidence collection, and legal collaboration. This program is offered in partnership with the Duquesne University Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law.

Program Type





2.5 years

Required Credit Hours