Prepare to Dominate with Data

Technology is nursing’s next game changer. It constantly creates innovative possibilities for the future, and it’s about to play a big part in yours.

Elevate your career with an M.S.N. in Nursing Informatics from NSU. Integrating nursing, computer science and information science, this track will prepare you for emerging opportunities in health care data. Learn to manage and communicate data, information, knowledge and wisdom in your practices as part of the industry’s next transformation.

In addition to 15 semester hours of online core foundational nursing courses, you’ll take 21 semester hours of online nursing informatics courses, including three semester hours of a mentored practicum experience led by our faculty of experts.

Get the NSU Edge with an M.S.N degree. Change the health care system, and your career, for the better.

Why Earn a Nursing Degree at NSU?

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This degree program is 36 total credits to complete.

Application Deadlines

Applications for admission are accepted online. The deadline to complete and submit the NursingCAS and supplemental NSU applications for fall admission is August 1 and December 15 for winter admission.

Delivery Options

Coursework is available online, keeping your busy schedule in mind.

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M.S.N. in Nursing Informatics Curriculum

Semester I
NSG 5000
Advanced Nurse Roles (NSG 5000 / Credits: 3 )
NSG 5101
Theory and Research (NSG 5101 / Credits: 3 )
NSG 5141
Introduction to Health Informatics and Project Management (NSG 5141 / Credits: 3 )
NSG 5531
Advanced Pathophysiology (NSG 5531 / Credits: 3 )
Semester II
NSG 5111
Evidence and Practice (NSG 5111 / Credits: 3 )
NSG 5142
Health Information Systems and User Interface Design (NSG 5142 / Credits: 3 )
NSG 5502
Advanced Health Assessment (NSG 5502 / Credits: 3 )
NSG 5510
Advanced Pharmacology (NSG 5510 / Credits: 3 )
Semester III
NSG 5220
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (NSG 5220 / Credits: 3 )
NSG 5130
Healthcare Policy and Leadership (NSG 5130 / Credits: 3 )
NSG 5143
Health Informatics Project Management (NSG 5143 / Credits: 3 )
Semester IV
NSG 5600**
Nursing Informatics Capstone (NSG 5600** / Credits: 3 )
Students entering the program without a B.S.N (Bridge)
NSG 5000B*
Transition to Advanced Nursing Practice (NSG 5000B* / Credits: 6 )

*For those with a B.S. or B.A. in a field other than nursing, an overall GPA of 3.0 is required and satisfactory completion of NSG 5000B, Transition to Advanced Nursing Practice, prior to beginning the M.S.N. program. NSG 5000B course is only offered in the fall term.

** Required 170 Practicum Hours

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Ready for the Next Step?

Here's how to apply. Nursing students must submit the NursingCAS application.

The Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing participates in the centralized applications service called NursingCAS.

NursingCAS allows applicants to use a single online application and one set of materials to apply to multiple programs at participating schools. It is used for document verification but does not take part in the student selection.

The Office of Admissions works on a rolling basis. Applications are accepted year-round.

Submit a NursingCAS Application

Submit your NursingCAS application online.

Submit Transcripts to NursingCAS

Request all official transcripts from all previously attended institutions to be sent directly to NursingCAS.

P.O. Box 9201

Watertown, Massachusetts 02471

International Applicants Coursework taken at foreign institutions must be evaluated for U.S. institutional equivalence by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) organization such as one of the services listed below.

Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.

It is the applicant's responsibility to have this coursework evaluated. An official course-by-course evaluation with a cumulative grade point average must be sent directly from the evaluation service.

Complete the Supplemental NSU Application

Once the NursingCAS application is completed, you should complete the supplemental NSU Application online.

Once all applications and documents have been received, the application will be processed and reviewed.

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Nova Southeastern University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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