12 months
12818 USD/year
12818 USD/year
6464 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Nursing - Forensic Nursing track at Texas A&M University prepares the graduate to care for victims and perpetrators of traumatic events or criminal acts.


While caring for their patients, the forensic nurse is also responsible for observing, recognizing, collecting and documenting forensic evidence related to the traumatic event or criminal act for subsequent use in civil or criminal legal proceedings. This Master of Science in Nursing - Forensic Nursing program is offered at Texas A&M University,


The course instruction is delivered primarily online allowing students to balance career, family and other responsibilities while advancing their education.

Students will be asked to come to Bryan-College Station for a limited number of class activities. On-campus clinical hours are required to meet the clinical objectives as set forth by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for any MSN degree. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Forensic Health
  • Victimology
  • Impact of Violence Across the Lifespan
  • Forensic Investigation of Injury
  • Forensic Sexual Assault Examiner Course
  • Clinical Pharmacology: Implications for Victims
  • Human Trafficking
  • Forensic Photography
  • Forensic Healthcare Policy and Ethics
  • Forensic Mental Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to the college is competitive and applicants are evaluated on the following basis:

  • Completion of elementary statistics with a minimum grade of "C" by the first class day
  • Cumulative GPA on all graduate and undergraduate coursework
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree and RN license
  • GPA on the last 60 hours of coursework
  • Timed verbal responses and written assessments
  • References - three academic and/or professional references
  • Volunteer/community/military service
  • Leadership/involvement/awards in professional activities
  • TOEFL score, required of international applicants only
  • History of withdrawals, repeats or failures will place applicant at a disadvantage
  • Interview, if requested by Graduate Admissions, Progression and Graduation Committee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12818 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12818 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12818 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12818 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6464 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for College Station

964 - 1485 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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