Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Informatics
University of Maryland-Baltimore

Program Details

The Master of Science in Nursing online degree focusing on Nursing Informatics allows nurses to improve patient care and outcomes through information technology. Students in this program learn how to develop, implement, and evaluate electronic information systems to benefit patients and healthcare professionals.

The Nurse Informatics degree online specializes in integrating nursing science with multiple information management and analytical sciences. As technology continues to advance and be increasingly incorporated into healthcare, Nursing Informatics specialists will have a significant role in the decision-making process. Graduates can find employment in settings ranging from healthcare organizations to businesses that develop and sell healthcare information technology. 

Students in this degree program learn how to:

  • Analyze nursing information requirements
  • Design system alternatives
  • Manage information technology
  • Identify and implement user-training strategies
  • Evaluate effectiveness of clinical and/or management information systems

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Maryland-Baltimore is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Current unencumbered RN license