Nursing Informatics, Graduate Certificate

Globally connected networks, big data, and innovative decision analytics are rapidly shaping the future of healthcare systems and patient care delivery. This graduate certificate blends nursing science with knowledge and skills in information science, business management, and healthcare to prepare the student to:

  • Utilize nursing informatics concepts to support decision making, work flows, and improve healthcare outcomes
  • Accelerate the transformation of data into information and knowledge
  • Design, implement, and evaluate health information systems
  • Employ evidence-based strategies to promote data integrity and security
  • Apply business, economic, and entrepreneurial principles to advance strategic business goals
  • Become an innovative informatics healthcare leader to participate in efforts to improve human health

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Grade of B or higher is required in all courses.

Core Requirements

HINF 6202Business of Healthcare Informatics3
NRSG 6306Health Informatics3
NRSG 6307Operational Informatics in Healthcare Organizations3

Elective

Complete one of the following:3
Organizational Behavior, Work Flow Design, and Change Management
Improving the Patient Experience through Informatics
Patient Engagement Informatics and Analytics
Quantifying the Value of Informatics

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

12 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required