The Master of Science in Nursing program at UT Tyler offers an online specialization in Informatics, Quality, and Safety. This degree prepares students to serve as a link between healthcare technology and information systems, as well as between clinicians, providers, and consumers.
Courses cover topics in applied informatics and organizational systems leadership. Students gain practical skills in quality improvement, data analysis, and information systems management through a competency-based practicum. Graduates can find employment in settings such as healthcare facilities and organizations, consulting firms, vendor organizations, and government agencies.
This online Nursing Informatics degree program aligns with:
- ANCC Test Plan for Board Certification in Informatics Nursing
- HIMSS CAHIMS certification
- AANC Essentials
- Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
The University of Texas at Tyler is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Applicants with GPA lower than 3.0 may be granted conditional admission based on satisfactory GRE scores.
- Applicants must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a nationally accredited college, including an undergraduate statistics course with grade C or better.
- Submit proof of licensure in the state where clinical practicum will occur and proof of current BCLS CPR certification before beginning clinical courses.