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Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Informatics

American Sentinel University

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Description

With the sweeping technological changes that are happening in the field of Healthcare, there is a growing demand for nurses who have the in-depth knowledge and the skills that are needed for managing the health information systems that are critical to the goals of today's complex health care delivery systems. Because of this, American Sentinel University has created their online Master of Science, Nursing - Nursing Informatics degree.

This fully online health informatics degree program was created for guiding nurses in gaining the expert knowledge that is needed for with clinical and administrative systems, data management and data mining for improvement of patient care and information systems project management.

Individuals who complete this online health informatics degree program will have the knowledge that is needed for:

  • Utilizing theoretical knowledge to guide advanced practice nursing;
  • Collaborating in research activities and utilize knowledge gained from research in advanced practice nursing
  • Evaluating health policies and economics related to the delivery of healthcare
  • Assuming roles as leaders and collaborators with other professionals and communities in planning, providing, and evaluating healthcare.

The RN to MSN courses are open for enrollment once a month.

All applicants must have a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.

Students graduating with American Sentinel's CCNE-accredited M.S. Nursing, nursing informatics specialization, complete 36 credit hours of course work. Students may be eligible to transfer up to 18 credit hours from previous graduate study.

Accreditation Information

Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission

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