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Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Informatics

Program Details

The Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Nursing Informatics degree program is designed to prepare you to develop, implement, and evaluate new operational data systems, train healthcare professionals in the use of computerized clinical information systems, and collect and analyze data for patient information and improvements of clinical care.

Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree in nursing (or be a pending graduate) from an accredited U.S. collegiate institution
  • A CGPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 or at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 semester hours (or 90 quarter credits)
  • Completion of a three semester credit hour undergraduate course (or equivalent) in statistics with a grade of C or better
  • Completion of an undergraduate nursing research course or equivalent with a grade of C or better
  • Submission of official transcripts from every college or university attended
  • A valid and unencumbered license as a registered nurse in all US states or territory in which the student is licensed
  • Meet the Core Performance Standards and essential function related to the profession of nursing
  • Three references
  • An essay (goal statement) of 1-2 pages (typed, double-spaced) explaining your career goals, reasons for your choice of specialization, and why you want to pursue an advanced degree in nursing
  • A resume describing relevant work, professional, and volunteer experiences

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Restrictions

Not authorized for residents of: AL, AR, DC, MA, MD, MN, NV, OR, WI, PA, TN, NY, WA, NM.