Take your nursing career to the next level with the 100% online MSN Nursing Informatics program. You’ll gain the advanced skills you need to meet the growing demands of today’s complex healthcare environment and provide superior patient care.
MSN Nursing Informatics Virtual Information Session
Join us for the MSN Virtual Information Session on Wednesday, November 29 at 12 p.m.! We'll be previewing coursework, course-embedded projects, program delivery, career options, job outlook, and the admission process.
Nurse Informatics is a sub-specialty of Nursing that combines nursing, information technology, and data analytics. This includes the application of informatics and information technology to deliver healthcare services, as well as the integration of technology and the management of information into clinical and business decision-making.
MSN Informatics Program Details
This program prepares registered nurses to utilize healthcare informatics within various healthcare settings.
42 credit program - including 12 credits of MSN Core courses and 30 credits in information technology management (ITM) and Informatics courses.
Coursework is delivered 100% online.
Flexible coursework - curriculum is built with working nurses in mind.
Designed for the nurse that wants to improve patient care both for the nurse (provider) and the client.
Ability to apply for MSN immediately after completing the BSN.
Courses and Curriculum
Theoretical Basis for Role Development in Advanced Nursing Practice
Epidemiology: Concepts for Advanced Nursing Practice
Bases of Research for Advanced Nursing Practice
Community Assessment and Planning
Managing Innovations and Projects
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Strategic Information and Technology Management
Data Analytics for Business Strategies
Management and Organizational Behavior in Nursing Administration
Organizational Nursing Leadership in Healthcare Delivery Systems
1 Letter of recommendation and 2 additional names with contact information
Copy of current, unencumbered professional nursing license
Resume which includes a description of professional nursing and clinical experience
Short statement on career goals
Demonstrate the skills necessary to integrate technology and use information systems to support evidence-based decision-making.
Analyze current regulations and practices around healthcare and clinical data.
Perform data analysis and report writing related to both patient and/or system outcomes.
Analyze workflow processes in various clinical settings in order to improve the healthcare delivery process.
Manage communications and relationships between system developer and interprofessional clinical users to support system and patient outcomes.
The Husky Difference
The master's degree program in nursing at Commonwealth University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K St. NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
Coursework is delivered online
Through a combination of synchronous and asynchronous courses
As evolving technology continues to impact all aspects of healthcare, nurse informaticists are on the cutting edge of clinical patient care and effective data analysis.
According to the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMMS) 2020 Nursing Informatics Workforce Survey, 49% of nurse informaticists reported a salary greater than$100,000. This is up from 45% in 2017 and 33%in 2014.
Potential Job Opportunities
Nurse Informatics Educator
Nursing Informatics Specialist
Nursing Informatics Clinician
Clinical Nurse Informatics Specialist
Chief Nursing Informatics Officer
Perioperative Informatics Nurse
Telehealth Clinical Coordinator
Electronic Health Record System Integration Specialist
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