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MSN in Nursing Informatics ONLINE

This online program enables you to meet the growing demand for nurses with specialized knowledge in data management.

12/20/21 Next Apply Date
1/10/22 Start Class
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Program Overview

Discover our online Nursing Informatics program

$11,852.80* Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Program Duration
32 Credit Hours

The online Master of Science in Nursing in Nursing Informatics program offers six start dates each year with 7-week courses and prepares you for opportunities to work as a consultant in public, private or corporate settings. The coursework for this online program is delivered 100% online and can be completed in as few as 12 months.

Coursework for the Nursing Informatics option is aligned with the core competencies set by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). Courses include Foundations of Nursing Informatics Practice, System Design Life Cycle, Data Management and Healthcare Technology, and Leadership Development for the Advanced Nursing Professional.

Core MSN coursework expands your knowledge base in cultural perspectives, advanced research and evidence-based practice as well as current issues and trends facing professional nursing practice. A capstone will allow you to demonstrate synthesis of competencies in nursing and informatics through a master's project or thesis.

Coursework for this 32 credit-hour program is delivered 100% online with an embedded practicum in which you will work with a mentor as you complete 200 hours in the field.

In this program you will actively:

  • Create collaborative partnerships with healthcare colleagues in selected nursing roles
  • Synthesize specialized knowledge and theories from nursing and other disciplines into advanced nursing practice
  • Apply expanded research knowledge, critique skills and evidence-based practice relevant to advanced nursing practice
  • Demonstrate leadership in nursing practice to initiate change and to improve the quality, safety and outcomes for individuals, populations and systems
  • Value social, cultural, political, legal and ethical influences that impact nursing practice
  • Manage information, technology and resources effectively
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for professional nursing practice and lifelong learning
  • Create collaborative partnerships with healthcare colleagues in selected nursing roles
  • Synthesize specialized knowledge and theories from nursing and other disciplines into advanced nursing practice
  • Apply expanded research knowledge, critique skills and evidence-based practice relevant to advanced nursing practice
  • Demonstrate leadership in nursing practice to initiate change and to improve the quality, safety and outcomes for individuals, populations and systems
  • Value social, cultural, political, legal and ethical influences that impact nursing practice
  • Manage information, technology and resources effectively
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for professional nursing practice and lifelong learning

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The baccalaureate degree, master’s degree and certificate programs in nursing at Northeastern State University, located in Tahlequah, OK, are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Contact ACEN by mail at 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, by phone at 404-975-5000 or visit acenursing.org.

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Northeastern State University offers a variety of Master of Science in Nursing degrees online. Check out our other nursing online programs.

$11,852.80* Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Program Duration
32 Credit Hours
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TUITION AND FEES

Learn more about affordable tuition

At Northeastern State University, we strive to offer a high-quality education at an affordable price. The pay-by-the-course tuition cost for the MSN in Nursing Informatics online degree program includes all fees. Financial aid may also be available for students who qualify.

Tuition breakdown:

$11,852.80* In-state tuition
$370.40* In-state per credit hour

Tuition breakdown:

$11,852.80* In-state tuition
$370.40* In-state per credit hour

Calendar

Our course schedule is designed for flexibility

Northeastern State University offers six start dates throughout the year, so you can begin coursework at a time that is best for you. You should be familiar with all relevant deadlines for admission, such as the application date and required documents deadline. Once those steps are completed, you must register for classes and pay for tuition by the payment due date.

Now enrolling:

12/20/21 Apply Date
1/10/22 Class Starts
SessionCourse StartApp DeadlineDoc DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineCourse End Date
Fall II10/18/2110/4/2110/11/2110/15/2110/18/2112/10/21
Spring 11/10/2212/20/2112/27/211/7/221/10/22
Spring II3/7/222/21/222/28/223/4/223/7/22

Now enrolling:

12/20/21 Next Application Due Date
1/10/22 Start Classes

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Admissions

Follow our streamlined admissions requirements for this online nursing degree

The admission process is the first step toward earning your degree online at Northeastern State University.

Applicants to the NSU MSN in Nursing Informatics online program must hold a current, unencumbered RN license, along with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a nationally accredited nursing program with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Admission Requirements:

  • Current, unencumbered RN license
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a nationally accredited nursing program (ACEN, NEA, or CCNE) and regionally accredited college or university
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA on undergraduate coursework or 3.0 GPA on nursing coursework

MSN in Nursing Informatics Online Admission Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a nationally accredited nursing program (ACEN, NEA or CCNE) and regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 on all undergraduate coursework or a 3.0 GPA on nursing coursework
  • Current, unencumbered RN license

Required Credentials:

Students are required to upload their credentials into the CastleBranch website, which is a third party vendor. Items to submit include the following:

  • RN License
  • Immunization Record which includes PPD, 2 MMR, Varicella, Hepatitis B, TDaP, and annual Influenza
    • Both sides of current signed American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR card or eCard
    • Professional liability insurance policy face sheet
    • National Background Check and Drug Test

Supplemental Information Needed for Credential Documentation

  1. Health Policy Information (PDF) Further details regarding immunization requirements
  2. Hepatitis B Declination (PDF) Only required if declining the Hepatitis B series
  3. Varicella Statement (PDF) For documenting varicella immunity by history
  4. Professional Liability Insurance Companies (PDF) Further details regarding professional liability insurance company options
  5. Drug Test Information (PDF) Additional Information regarding drug testing

Instructions for Using CastleBranch:

  1. Go to CastleBranch
  2. Follow screen prompts and utilize supplemental forms above as needed for meeting CastleBranch requirements

Mail official documents to the address below or email to:
[email protected]

NSU Graduate College
601 N. Grand Ave.
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Courses

The degree plan for our nursing informatics program

Students in the MSN in Nursing Informatics online program at Northeastern State University must complete a total of 11 courses (32 credit hours), comprised of six core courses (18 credit hours), a practicum (2 credit hours, 200 hours of field work) and four Nursing Informatics option courses (12 credit hours).

You must complete the following courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will learn about the basic components of nursing and educational theories which are explored and integrated in professional nursing practice settings.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will learn the elements of quantitative and qualitative research processes. Evidence-based practice and research critique skills will be further developed.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will learn basic principles of cultural competency which are addressed with focus on regional and global populations.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will learn about policy decisions and related issues that shape the organization, financing, and implementation of health care services. Ethical, social, and political issues that affect the providing of education, health care, nursing services, communities and society are analyzed.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will learn about the most current trends and issues facing professional nursing practice.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will demonstrate synthesis of the master's in nursing content in the specialty pathway through a master's project or master's thesis, which is presented and defended. May be repeated if additional time is required to complete a project or thesis.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Students will work with a mentor to develop and practice competencies in their selected nursing option. 200 hours of field work is required.
You must complete the following courses.
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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