Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Informatics
University of South Carolina-Columbia

Program Details

The Nursing Informatics track of this online Master of Science in Nursing program gives students the skills and knowledge necessary to identify and manage healthcare data. Graduates have the ability to support clinicians and patients with decision making and help improve health outcomes.

This nurse informatics degree online combines principles of computer science and informatics science with nursing practice. Students gain a solid understanding of system design life cycles, data management, and healthcare technology. Coursework prepares graduates for national certification in Nursing Informatics through the American Nurse Credentialing Center.

Graduates have found employment in roles such as:

  • Clinical analyst
  • Informatics nurse specialist
  • Director of clinical informatics
  • Clinical informatics educator
  • Chief nursing informatics officer

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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 from a nationally accredited program and unencumbered RN license

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