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Nursing - Forensic Nursing

Oakland University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
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21258 USD/year
21258 USD/year
15948 USD/year
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About

The Master sof Science in Nursing - Forensic Nursing degree at Oakland University is a 38-credit program that prepares professional nurses for advanced nursing practice, leadership in the nursing profession, and future doctoral study. 

Overview

The Nursing - Forensic Nursing program at Oakland University prepares graduates for professional practice in the role of the forensic nurse through the application of knowledge and principles foundational to nursing science and forensic science. Curriculum emphasizes interprofessional education related to the diverse roles and responsibilities of the forensic nurse as an independent practitioner and collaborator within the multidisciplinary forensic team while providing specialized care and services to individuals, families, communities, populations, and systems that have experienced violence or trauma. 

Learning outcomes

The Forensic Nursing program prepares graduates to practice globally as a forensic nurse examiner with the ability to sub-specialize in a specific area of forensic nursing if desired. Graduates may practice in a variety of forensic nursing areas such as sexual violence, interpersonal violence, child/elder maltreatment, death investigation, and emergency preparedness and disaster management.

Building on the foundation of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program will prepare graduates as transformational leaders with advanced nursing knowledge and practice expertise for optimizing health outcomes. (Essential IX)

The MSN program prepares graduates to:

  • Integrate theories and scientific findings from nursing, biopsychosocial fields, genetics, public health, and organizational sciences using translational processes to improve evidence-based nursing practice across diverse settings. (Essentials I & IV, VIII, IX)
  • Describe concepts from organizational leadership, systems leadership, and information technology in the promotion of quality improvement and safety. (Essentials II, III, V, IX)
  • Synthesize requisite knowledge of legal and regulatory processes, health policy, ethics, and advocacy to improve health outcomes of diverse populations at the organizational, local, state, and federal level. (Essentials IV, VI, VIII, IX)
  • Formulate intra/interprofessional collaborative strategies integral to the design and delivery of evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention interventions to improve health outcomes in individuals, families, communities, and populations. (Essentials IV, VII, VIII, IX)
  • Integrate professional standards and guidelines in the provision of nursing practice in a specialty area. (Essentials IX

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Diversity and Social Issues
  • Research Topics in Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Health Policy and Finance
  • Interprofessional Role Development Leadership and Ethics in Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Graduate Research: Project
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Foundations of Forensic Nursing Science
  • Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Management, and Violence in Society

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students deadline for fall - 1 May

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

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  • Fill out the form completely. Make note of your email and password for future log in. 
  • Click start an application or apply online
  • Select your application 
  • Fill out the application and click submit
  • Pay the $45 application charge 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21258 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21258 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21258 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21258 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    15948 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15948 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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