Graduate Nursing Certificate in Nursing Informatics ONLINE

Prepare for leading roles in the management of data to improve costs, efficiency and patient outcomes in healthcare.

1/2/23 Next Apply Date
1/9/23 Start Class
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Program Overview

Dive into NSU’s online nursing informatics graduate certificate program

$4,444.80* Total Tuition
As few as 8 - 12 months Program Duration
12 Credit Hours

With an online graduate certificate in nursing informatics from Northeastern State University, you can become an expert in information technology. Learn to improve patient outcomes, lower costs and manage medical information more efficiently. Prepare to help organizations adapt to technology integration and empower administrators to make the best choices.

This nursing informatics certificate gives you a thorough understanding of systems planning–including assessment, development, evaluation, maintenance, life cycles and system analysis. You will also learn about management and the transformation of data, as well as the hardware, software and peripherals used in healthcare settings.

The skills you gain with this certificate will prepare you for advanced roles in a variety of settings, including hospitals, corporate offices of healthcare systems, home health agencies, insurance companies and more.

This graduate certificate in nursing informatics program is taught by experienced faculty committed to your success. The academic coach is a master’s-prepared practicing nurse who can provide personal support during your educational journey. Coursework for the Nursing Informatics option is aligned with the core competencies set by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). No GRE is required for this certificate.

In this online nursing informatics certificate program, you will:

  • Integrate knowledge, skills, and scientific findings from nursing science, computer science, information science and cognitive science in the professional practice of nursing informatics
  • Analyze the concepts of and relationships between data, information, knowledge and wisdom for implications to nursing practice
  • Demonstrate leadership in the professional practice of nursing informatics using effective communication, interdisciplinary collaboration and administrative skills
  • Participate at each stage within the health information systems life cycle as a leader and team member
  • Promote the use of healthcare informatics-related education for consumers and healthcare providers
  • Integrate legal, ethical, regulatory, technical and professional standards into the development and implementation of healthcare related information systems
  • Use research, evidence-based practice, quality improvement and safety methodologies in the evaluation and improvement of healthcare information systems.
  • Advance nursing informatics professional practice and values
  • Integrate knowledge, skills, and scientific findings from nursing science, computer science, information science and cognitive science in the professional practice of nursing informatics
  • Analyze the concepts of and relationships between data, information, knowledge and wisdom for implications to nursing practice
  • Demonstrate leadership in the professional practice of nursing informatics using effective communication, interdisciplinary collaboration and administrative skills
  • Participate at each stage within the health information systems life cycle as a leader and team member
  • Promote the use of healthcare informatics-related education for consumers and healthcare providers
  • Integrate legal, ethical, regulatory, technical and professional standards into the development and implementation of healthcare related information systems
  • Use research, evidence-based practice, quality improvement and safety methodologies in the evaluation and improvement of healthcare information systems.
  • Advance nursing informatics professional practice and values

Also available:

Northeastern State University offers a variety of nursing programs online. Check out our other nursing online programs.

$4,444.80* Total Tuition
As few as 8 - 12 months Program Duration
12 Credit Hours
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Tuition and Fees

Learn more about our affordable tuition

Tuition for the Graduate Nursing Certificate in Nursing Informatics online is priced with the working student in mind. For convenience, you can pay by the course. Financial aid may also be available for students who qualify.

Tuition breakdown:

$4,444.80* In-state tuition
$370.40* In-state per credit hour

Tuition breakdown:

$4,444.80* In-state tuition
$370.40* In-state per credit hour

Calendar

Our course schedule is designed for flexibility

With six start dates throughout the year, you can start your nursing program when it’s convenient for you. Peruse the NSU schedule below for deadlines.

Now enrolling:

1/2/23 Apply Date
1/9/23 Class Starts
SessionCourse StartApp DeadlineDoc DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineCourse End Date
Spring 11/9/231/2/231/2/231/4/231/9/232/24/23
Spring 23/6/232/27/232/27/233/1/233/6/234/28/23

Now enrolling:

1/2/23 Next Application Due Date
1/9/23 Start Classes

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Admissions

Requirements for this online graduate certificate in nursing informatics program

Applicants to the Graduate Nursing Certificate in Nursing Informatics must have:

Admission Requirements:

  • Current, unencumbered RN license
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA in undergraduate coursework or 3.0 GPA in nursing coursework

  • A bachelor’s degree in nursing degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a nationally accredited nursing program (ACEN, NEA, or CCNE)
  • Completion of an approved statistics and nursing research course with grades of “C” or better
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse
  • Be formally admitted to Northeastern State University and the Graduate College by submitting an application and official transcripts to the Graduate College
  • Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in all undergraduate coursework attempted or a 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale in the nursing major of the bachelor’s degree
  • To participate in this online program, students must be residents of NC-SARA states

Courses

Read about our nursing informatics coursework

Students in the Graduate Nursing Certificate in Nursing Informatics online program at Northeastern State University must complete a total of 12 credit hours.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will learn the about the aspects and issues of knowledge management and information systems used for knowledge management in healthcare settings.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will learn about systems planning—including assessment, development, evaluation, maintenance; life cycles, and system analysis.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will learn about management and transformation of data, and the hardware, software and peripherals used in healthcare settings.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will learn about the advanced practice nursing role and discover the knowledge and skills to effectively manage change, empower others, and influence political processes.

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