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Nursing Informatics


Nursing Informatics Graduate Credentials for MSNs

Masters in Nursing Administration degree

If you’re an RN with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) or a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), now you can prepare to be a leader who knows how to use medical information and technology to improve patient care. Earn a Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing Informatics 100% online, and merge your clinical expertise with an ability to interpret health data. Learn how to customize electronic health records to suit client needs and how to use this data to conduct research that helps strengthen healthcare delivery and public health efforts, while improving patient safety and medical outcomes.  Take just five 8-week courses – the same courses that comprise the informatics portion of the MSN: Informatics Specialization.

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What You'll Learn


  • Lead the development, design and implementation of communication and information technologies that facilitate easy access to patient records and medical information
  • Manage health information, and use your clinical expertise to interpret data, with the goal of improving community health, patient safety and medical outcomes
  • Explore the legal, ethical and public issues associated with health informatics, including regulatory requirements; privacy and security; fraud and abuse, confidentiality, the Joint Commission, disclosure and compliance programs
  • Evaluate the delivery of patient care, and plan for ongoing improvement
  • Redesign processes and implement information technologies to help everyone in your organization work toward a shared goal of quality care, patient safety and improved clinical outcomes
  • Prepare for the Nursing Informatics Certification Exam, offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Who Should Enroll?


Jacksonville University’s Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing Informatics is for RNs who already have an MSN or DNP and wish to gain advanced knowledge of healthcare informatics to integrate with their existing clinical expertise. The ideal student is passionate about improving the health and wellness of patients, has an interest in technology, and enjoys working with clinical staff, support staff and patients in a variety of settings. Nursing informatics is a good fit for nurses who enjoy ever-changing, day-to-day responsibilities that take them from nurses’ stations and patient rooms to physician offices and the information technology (IT) department.

Offered online through the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences School of Nursing and School of Applied Health Sciences, the Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing Informatics is a great fit for busy nurses! Earn informatics credentials when and where it’s convenient for you. A 100% online classroom allows you to schedule your studies around family and friends, career and community.

Nursing Informatics Career Paths


With a Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing Informatics, you can work in a variety of settings, from hospitals to consulting firms. This credential can lead to positions including:

  • Chief Medical Information Officer
  • Senior Consultant Project Manager Medical
  • Healthcare IT Project Manager
  • Informatics Coordinator
  • Health Informatics Director
  • Health Informatics Consultant
  • Applications Manager
  • Director, EHR Support
  • Informatics Nurse
  • Systems Analyst
  • Clinical Solutions Specialist
  • Nursing Informatics Specialist
  • Electronic Medical Record Keeper

Take charge of your career! Request more information or enroll now.