Nurses can advance their career and choose a nursing specialty with the online RN to MSN program from the University of Pittsburgh. Online options for the Master of Science in Nursing include specializations in Informatics or Clinical Nurse Leader.
The Nursing Informatics program provides an interdisciplinary curriculum in cognitive science, computer science, information science, and nursing science. Students learn how to develop, analyze, and evaluate information systems in healthcare. The Clinical Nurse Leader concentration prepares nurses to manage clinical units, lead quality improvement efforts, and serve as a case coordinator.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationSome College
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)
- Must hold a current RN license and have completed an accredited nursing assoicate's or diploma program