Take Your Nursing Career in a New Direction

NOTE: This program has been sunset. If you are currently enrolled in the program, you may complete your coursework according to the planned schedule of offerings that was emailed to you. We are no longer accepting applications for new students.

Learn to identify the who, what, where, when and how. Acquire the knowhow for collecting and preserving evidence, documenting and photographing a scene, and properly conducting an autopsy through this fully online program. The amalgamation of compassion, dedication, attention to detail and critical thinking are what make an outstanding nurse death investigator. Now's the time to make your move.

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    Est. Tuition $3,800

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    Learning Format Online

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    Duration 18 months *

    *Duration times can vary talk to your student success coach for more information.
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    Total Units 16 Units

Required Courses

Course Formats
Course Schedules are Subject to Change
Required (16.00 Units )
Introduction to Nurse Death InvestigationThis survey course explores how nursing knowledge and the nursing process are utilized within the death investigation system.
1.00 Units
Death Investigation Evidence Collection and DocumentationAssessing and identifying evidence is vital to the outcome of a death investigation.
2.00 Units
Forensic Approaches to Blunt Force and Firearm InjuriesThis course examines injuries incurred from vehicular trauma, stabbings and firearms and other assaults.
2.00 Units
Introduction to Forensic Pathology for Health Care SpecialistsThis course examines the evolution of the present-day forensic pathologist and the role(s) he/she plays in implementing the statutes mandated by law.
2.00 Units
Death Investigation I: Natural, Accidental and Undetermined DeathsNatural death results primarily from a disease.
3.00 Units
Death Investigation: Homicides and SuicidesSuicide deaths are a purposeful actions set in motion to end one's life, and only their final actions can be relevant to the investigation.
3.00 Units
3.00 Units

Getting Started

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your eduction, life and work schedules.

Jan23Winter 2023

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