Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Informatics (RN to MSN)
West Coast University

Program Details

The MSN in Nursing Informatics online from West Coast University prepares students for a career in developing and managing healthcare information technology. Nurses gain skills in using technological tools to design and improve the use of informatics in practice, education, administration, and research.

Nurses skilled in informatics are able to act as a liaison between various healthcare departments, providing support and training in the use of electronic health records. Students learn how to analyze clinical data for performance improvement programs. West Coast University’s online RN to MSN program offers both Accelerated and Working Professional options so students can choose the pace that best fits their schedule and goals.

Online Nursing Informatics degree coursework incorporates studies of these topics:

  • User involvement in information systems
  • Electronic health records
  • System implementation
  • Information management and analytics
  • Liability issues

% 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

Some College

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • A current unobstructed Registered Nurse license from the United State
  • Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing required
  • One year of direct patient care nursing experience within the past five years is preferred

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