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Nursing Informatics: Nursing, Certificate

College of Nursing

Prepare for a clinical specialty in the management of information and technology to improve health care quality, patient safety, efficiency and patient outcomes.

Nursing informatics integrates nursing science, computer science and informatics science to manage and communicate data, information, knowledge and wisdom in nursing practice. Graduates of the program may be eligible to sit for a certification examination in nursing informatics.

Program Highlights

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    Quality Care

    Work toward improved patient outcomes using computer science and informatics science principles.

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    Data Management

    Advance knowledge and skills related to system design life cycles, data management and health care technology.

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    Analysis and Utilization

    Learn to analyze data to improve outcomes, incorporate data in practice design, support teams and manage projects.

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    Field Specialization

    Prepare for national certification in nursing informatics through the American Nurse Credentialing Center.

What You’ll Study

The online course format helps professionals advance their knowledge with flexibility and convenience. Upon graduation, certificate holders may be eligible to apply for national certification exams in nursing informatics.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Data Analysis

    Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making


    Inspiring and guiding others to achieve common goals and reach their full potential

    Database Management

    Organizing and maintaining data in a computer system, including storage, retrieval and security

  • Understand Complexity

    Analyzing and synthesizing information to identify patterns and connections

    Analytical Reasoning

    Breaking down complex problems or situations to identify patterns, connections and solutions


    Introducing new ideas, methods or products to improve performance or achieve a specific goal

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Clinical Analyst
  • Informatics Nurse Specialist
  • Director of Clinical Informatics
  • Clinical Informatics Coordinator
  • Clinical Transformation Specialist
  • Chief Nursing Informatics Officer

Workplace Settings

  • Health Care
  • Consulting
  • Technology
  • Health Care Information Technology