Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Informatics

Complete our Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in as little as 18 months. Courses in this CCNE-accredited program are just 6 weeks long, and you’ll take just one at a time. Prepare for an enhanced role as a nurse leader — without disrupting your busy schedule.

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What you'll study

The Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Informatics (MSN/INF) program is designed to help nurses learn how to manage, evaluate and use data to inform decision making and improve patient outcomes. This CCNE accredited program covers key areas such as the regulations governing security and privacy of healthcare information, ethics and health information technology and how to manage informatics databases.

The curriculum is designed with input from leaders in the field and aligned with organizations such as the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN®), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN). Upon completing the MSN/INF program graduates that have the required practice experience will be educationally prepared to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Informatics Nursing Certification (RN-BC).

Busy nurses can keep working toward their professional goals by taking one class as a time. We also help RN’s with bachelor degrees in unrelated fields earn their MSN more quickly with our Nursing Bridge program.

Pursue your MSN/INF in a way that works for you. Learn more about this program, including course specifics, program objectives and tuition, in the information provided below.

Requirements and prerequisites

You will need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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Earn your MSN in about 18 months


Learn the latest in nursing, faster, by taking one 6-week course at a time.

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Know that you’re learning the latest career- relevant skills with our CCNE accredited programs.

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We promise you'll keep the same affordable tuition until you graduate from your degree program. Count on tuition to be as dependable as your education.

Be ready for test day


Prepare to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Informatics Nursing Certification (RN-BC).

Finish your degree faster


Transfer prior college credits or have relevant work experience evaluated for potential credit.

Real-world experience


Gain real-world insight and knowledge from faculty that average 20 years of experience.

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Core courses

Our curriculum is designed to help you prepare for the competitive job market with relevant knowledge and in-demand skills. This program will include the following courses:

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Upon successful completion of one of our en route options, you will receive a certificate or associates as well as your degree without adding more cost or time.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

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You might also consider Nursing programs in the following area of interest: Nurse Bridge Program

Certification in Alabama

State approval of a program to offer Alabama licensed nurses opportunities for advanced degrees does not indicate eligibility for approval to practice as an advanced practice nurse in Alabama. Applicants for approval in Alabama are required to meet the Alabama requirements for national certification, graduation from a specific-type program for the advanced practice approval, and completion of the appropriate application. Any program offering a pre-licensure track to Alabama students shall meet the requirements of the Alabama regulations for pre-licensure programs or the graduates may not be eligible to take the national licensure examination required by the Alabama Board of Nursing to enter practice. www.abn.alabama.gov