Certificate of Graduate Studies in Nursing Informatics
University of South Carolina-Columbia

Program Details

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

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of South Carolina-Columbia 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), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • 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

Restricted States

Alaska, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, US Territories, International