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Certificate in Nursing Informatics

Program Details

The online Undergraduate Certificate in Nursing Informatics program from Pennsylvania State University provides students with the informatics knowledge and skills required to support, promote, and assist in the implementation and efficient, ethical, and safe use of informatics tools in information- and technology-rich health care environments. Courses in the program emphasize the use of informatics tools, such as:

  • ​Electronic health records
  • ​Clinical decision support tools
  • Database management and data mining
  • ​Patient safety technologies such as Bar Code Medication Administration (BCMA), RFID technologies, and smart pumps


  • Must be a high school graduate, or have completed your GED
  • Currently licensed registered nurse

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)