Wilkes University’s online Nursing Informatics concentration, part of the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program, integrates the latest best practices in nursing, computer, cognitive, and information sciences. This online MSN program requires 39 credit hours to complete. The Nursing Informatics concentration offers program graduates the knowledge and expertise to improve information management across health care organizations of all sizes. Candidates may be able to complete the program’s 200-hour clinical practicum at their workplace. A concluding scholarly review course allows students to synthesize and review issues relevant to the Nursing Informatics concentration. Graduates will also meet all of the academic eligibility requirements to test for the nation’s premier certification for nursing informatics administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a credential that can lead to rewarding leadership and promotion opportunities.
A degree in nursing from a programmatically accredited degree-granting institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
Current RN license
A completed admission application
Minimum one year of clinical experience
Official transcripts for all schools attended
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
At this time, Wilkes University is not able to accept online students from the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon,Tennessee, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
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