Master of Science in Nursing, emphasis in Nursing Informatics
The American Nurses Association has defined Nursing informatics (NI) as a specialty role in nursing that integrates nursing science, computer science, and information science to manage data that can be synthesized and applied to improve nursing practice and patient outcomes.
National American University (NAU) offers a Masters in Nursing Informatics through the Online School of Nursing (SON) Program. Eligible applicants must have achieved a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and have an active Registered Nursing License (RN) in good standing.
Graduates from NAU Nursing Informatics Program are prepared for the American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANNC) Informatics Nursing Certification Exam. Additional requirements include 2 years of employment as a nurse.
This program is offered online, with support services provided by the NAU locations listed below. Classes are offered as follows:
Online Classes Only – Students may not take any on-ground classes at the following locations:
Indianapolis, Indiana; Garden City, Overland Park, Wichita, and Wichita West, Kansas; Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Burnsville, Minnetonka, Rochester, and Roseville, Minnesota; Independence, Lee's Summit, and Zona Rosa, Missouri; Bellevue, Nebraska; Albuquerque and Albuquerque West, New Mexico; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Allen, Texas.
On-Ground Classes Permissible – In addition to online classes, students may take on-ground classes at the following locations:
Centennial, Colorado Springs, and Colorado Springs South, Colorado; Ellsworth AFB, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, and Watertown, South Dakota; Austin, Austin South, Georgetown, Houston, Lewisville, Mesquite, and Richardson, Texas.