Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Informatics
West Coast University

Program Details

West Coast University offers a Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing Informatics online degree for nurses seeking to advance their careers while specializing in this unique area of healthcare.  This program teaches you the knowledge and skills needed to develop and manage healthcare information technology using databases, information systems, informatics, and project management.  The online coursework incorporates the tools and skills needed to design and improve informatics in practice, education, administration, and research.  As a result, graduates are ready to perform such tasks as:

  • Managing data collection, organization, and input
  • Providing training for clinical information and communication 
  • Analyzing multiple approaches and solutions to informatics issues
  • Improving clinical information systems
  • Implementing informatics solutions to improve healthcare

At WCU online students benefit from the support and guidance of faculty and a program that is simple to navigate and easy to use.  Even though you are studying at a distance you still have the continuous access to your instructors, peers, student services, and technical support.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

West Coast University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires graduation from a master's or doctoral nursing program
  • Provide proof of current, unobstructed RN license in the United States
  • One year of direct patient care nursing experience within the last five years highly recommended

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