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Graduate Certificate in Nursing Informatics

Program Details

The online Nursing Informatics Certificate program from the University of Maryland-Baltimore prepares students to enhance the quality of patient care and outcomes through the assessment, development, implementation, use, and evaluation of information tools. Graduates of the program possess the knowledge and skills required to:

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

Requirements

  • A BS degree in nursing and a master’s degree in nursing or a different field, or applicants may be currently enrolled in a graduate program at the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) and have completed a graduate-level research core course
  • An active U.S. registered nurse license for the state in which their practicum is located
  • A cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 for their undergraduate and graduate programs (strongly preferred)

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education