Gain a certification in Nursing Informatics with this online Certificate of Graduate Studies from the University of South Carolina at Columbia. The program is designed to allow MSN degree holders to add an additional nursing specialty.
The online Nursing Informatics program prepares nurses to identify and manage healthcare data. Nurses in these important roles can support clinicians and patients in decision making and improving health outcomes. Students can complete this program in four semesters, including online didactic coursework and practicum experiences in the student’s local area.
The curriculum includes course topics such as:
- Project management for health information systems
- Health database systems
- Financing healthcare
- Conceptual basis of health systems
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Must have a BSN and MSN from a nationally accredited program and evidence of credentialing within the applicant's specialty
- Must have unencumbered, active RN license in the state where clinical experiences will occur
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