Doctor of Nursing Practice / Nursing Informatics
University of South Alabama

Program Details

The DNP in Nursing Informatics online degree from the University of South Alabama is designed for nurses interested in combining their interest in information technology with their love of healthcare.  This program combines computer science, information science, cognitive and decision sciences, and nursing science.  The curriculum is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to improve patient care and consumer health, utilize nursing research, and to provide education.  In addition to core DNP courses, you will complete such courses as:

  • Health Data Security and Computers 
  • Health Data Management and Decision Support Systems 
  • Administrative Concepts
  • Informatics and Quality of Care Improvement

Unlike many nursing degrees, this program does not require the completion of a certification exam.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of South Alabama is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Have a minimum of one year of nursing experience prior to starting the clinical portion
  • Active unencumbered RN License