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M.S. in Nursing (B.S.N. Track) - Nursing Informatics

Walden University



One the fastest growing sectors of the health care field is the implementation of technology, and for this reason there is an increase in need for nurses who have the skills to effectively utilize information technology to enhance the quality of patient care. For this reason Walden University has created their online M.S. degree program in Nursing (B.S.N. Track) - Nursing Informatics degree program.

As a student works through this online degree in nursing informatics program they will begin to develop their specialization that will enable them to offer multidisciplinary approaches to healthcare through components such as nursing science, computer science, and information science.

The online nurse informatics classes in this MS degree program will study a variety of topics, such as:

  • Communication
  • Mathematics and Science
  • Success Strategies in the Master of Science Program in Nursing Online Environment
  • Nursing Roles for Today and Tomorrow
  • Advancing Nursing Through Inquiry and Research
  • Information and Health Care Technologies Applied to Nursing Practice
  • Healing Therapies in Nursing Practice
  • Managing a Continuum of Care for Positive Patient Outcomes
  • Understanding Health Care Systems
  • The Nurse Leader: New Perspectives on the Profession
  • Linking Theory to Nursing Practice
  • Ethical and Legal Views of the Changing Health Care System
  • Promoting and Preserving Health in a Diverse Society
  • Informatics in Nursing and Health Care
  • Supporting Workflow in Health Care Systems
  • Project Management: Health Care Information Technology

Based on the core areas of Information systems, database concepts, and project management, this online nursing degree program is an ideal options for any individual who is looking to gain the knowledge that is needed for managing the various information systems within a health care organization.

All accredited Bachelor's in nursing (B.S.N.) from an accredited/approved school, minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0, active RN license, current employment as an RN in a nursing/health care setting or have practiced nursing within the last 2 years.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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