Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Informaticist
American National University

Program Details

Are you interested in data, research and technology in healthcare? Then an online Master of Science in Nursing as a Nurse Informaticist specialist may be the perfect career step for you following the completion of your bachelor’s degree.

Studying to become a Nurse Informaticist at American National University involves a core curriculum of classes, but then you will take classes that center around systems and information technology. You will also learn about data and project management within the healthcare environment. After completing the capstone leadership course and your externship, you will be eligible to take the Nurse Informatics exam to become board-certified.

Requirements

  • Admission requirements for MSN program:
    • Bachelors of Science in Nursing from an accredited institution  
    • Current valid unencumbered RN License  
    • Admission essay  
    • Resume
    • 2.5 GPA  
    • Statistics course
  • Provisional admission to MSN program (without any bachelor’s degree) requires completion of BSN with MSN:
    • Associate’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution
    • Current valid unencumbered RN License
    • Completion of laboratory based anatomy, physiology, microbiology, and algebra  
    • Admission essay  
    • Resume  
    • 2.5 GPA
    • Completion of the BSN requirements  
  • Admission to RN to MSN program with a bachelor’s degree in a discipline other than nursing:
    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution  
    • Current valid unencumbered RN License  
    • Completion of laboratory based anatomy, physiology, microbiology, and algebra  
    • Completion of the following BSN courses or equivalent: a course in Community/Public Health Nursing or credit for life experience for documented work history in this field, a research methodology course, a course in management or credit for life experience with documented work history in management
    • Admission essay  
    • Resume
    • 2.5 GPA  
    • Bachelor’s degree in another discipline from an accredited institution  
    • Statistics course

School Accreditation Statement

Distance Education Accrediting Commission

Geographic Restrictions

This program is not authorized for residents of California or Michigan.