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School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-4253
nrsinfo@oakland.edu
M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-4253
nrsinfo@oakland.edu
M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

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Forensic Nursing

The Forensic Nursing Program prepares graduates for professional practice in the role of the forensic nurse through the application of knowledge and principles foundational to nursing and forensic science.

  • Curriculum emphasizes interprofessional education related to the diverse roles and responsibilities of the forensic nurse as an independent practitioner.
  • Students learn how to act as a 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.
  • Graduates are prepared to serve as leaders in forensic nursing, paving the way for the advancement of the specialty.

Available tracks include:

  • MSN- Forensic Nursing (39 credits)
  • Graduate Certificate in Forensic Nursing (18 credits)

Please visit our Information Session page for upcoming opportunities to learn more about the program. 

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