Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Informatics (RN to MSN)
CUNY Graduate School and University Center

Program Details

Nurses with a MSN in Nursing Informatics can work in any healthcare setting, ensuring that the best available data and technologies are used to design and implement plans for patient care. This accelerated online RN to MSN program allows students to progress through the curriculum and achieve their goals in less time than traditional BSN and MSN programs completed separately. 

Students in this online Nursing Informatics program learn how to utilize technology to improve nursing practice, advance health outcomes, and facilitate research and education. Online coursework is combined with a practicum to gain experience with compliance and accreditation mandates, staff education, and the design of new data management systems. Graduates are eligible to sit for the Informatics Nursing Certification Examination from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Career possibilities for graduates include:

  • Clinical informatics nurse
  • Director of clinical informatics
  • RN clinical applications coordinator
  • Informatics nurse specialist

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

CUNY Graduate School and University Center is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Associate Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Unencumbered nursing license and a current registration
  • Hold an Associate in nursing degree from an accredited college or university, accredited nursing program