Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing

Prepare to Dominate with Data

Are you ready to take your nursing career to the next level? Technology is constantly evolving, creating innovative possibilities for the future. You can be part of it all. Elevate your career with an M.S.N. in Nursing Informatics from Nova Southeastern University's Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing and be prepared for emerging opportunities in health care data. 

Combining nursing, computer science, and information science, this program will equip you with the skills to manage and communicate data information, knowledge, and insights 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.  You'll also have the opportunity to gain practical experience with a mentored practicum led by our expert faculty.

With an M.S.N. degree from NSU, you'll have the edge you need to change the health care system, and your career, for the better.

Quick Facts

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Tuition
Visit the Tuition and Fees page for more information.
 Curriculum
Curriculum
This degree program requires 36 total credits for completion.
Application Deadlines
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 1 for winter admission.
Delivery Options
Delivery Options
Coursework is available online, keeping your busy schedule in mind.

M.S.N. in Nursing Informatics Curriculum

Semester I

Credits

(NSG 5000
Advanced Nurse Roles
/Credits: 3)
(NSG 5101
Theory and Research
/Credits: 3)
(NSG 5531
Advanced Pathophysiology
/Credits: 3)
(NSG 5141
Introduction to Health Informatics and Project Management 
/Credits: 3)

Semester II

Credits

(NSG 5111
Evidence and Practice
/Credits: 3)
(NSG 5510
Advanced Pharmacology
/Credits: 3)
(NSG 5502
Advanced Health Assessment
/Credits: 3)
(NSG 5142 
Health Information Systems and User Interface Design 
/Credits: 3)

Semester III

Credits

(NSG 5220
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
/Credits: 3)
(NSG 5130
Health care Policy and Leadership
/Credits: 3)
(NSG 5143
Health Informatics Project Management 
/Credits: 3)

Semester IV

Credits

(*NSG 5600
Nursing Informatics Capstone
/Credits: 3)

Students entering the program without a B.S.N (Bridge)

Credits

(**NSG 5000B
Transition to Advanced Nursing Practice
/Credits: 6)

* Requires 170 clinical hours
**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.

For a full list of all course descriptions, visit coursewizard.nova.edu.

Ready for the Next Step?

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Submit a NursingCAS Application

Submit your NursingCAS application online.

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Submit Transcripts & Additional Required Documents to NursingCAS

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

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.

World Education Services

Josef Silny and Associates

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.

Once your application and all 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 (https://www.aacnnursing.org/ccne-accreditation).