Post Master’s Certificate in Nursing Informatics
University of Maryland-Baltimore

Program Details

The increased usage of electronic information systems in healthcare has created a growing need for professionals skilled in nursing as well as technology. The online Post Master’s Certificate in Nursing Informatics prepares nurses to become leaders in the conceptualization, design, and research of computer-based healthcare information systems in nearly any setting.

Nurses with a master’s degree in another specialty area can pursue this online Nursing Informatics program to gain specialized skills and knowledge. The creation and use of information tools can help healthcare professionals improve the quality of patient care and outcomes. All coursework is conveniently completed online, with practicum experiences arranged in the student’s local area.

Courses examine topics related to:

  • Technology solutions for knowledge generation in healthcare
  • Nursing informatics concepts and practice in system adoption
  • Information technology project management
  • Healthcare database systems
  • Systems analysis and design

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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