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  School of Nursing 2021-2023 Master of Science in Nursing Programs Informatics Curriculum  

Informatics Curriculum


The nursing informatics master's degree program (MSN) is online. Upon program completion, graduates are eligible to take the Informatics Nursing Certification Examination through American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

Curriculum

The coursework for the 37-credit informatics MSN program can be completed entirely online. An additional 225 clinical hours in person with an approved preceptor in New Jersey are required.

The following are the required courses for the program:

Core Courses

  • NURS 6060 - Clinical Inquiry for Evidence-Based Practice (3)
  • NURS 6930 - Information Technology for Evidence-Based Practice (3)
Specialty Courses
  • NINF 5110 - Concepts of Nursing Informatics (3)
  • NINF 5210 - Information Systems Principles (3)
  • NINF 5205 - Nursing Databases Design, Development, and Applications (3)
  • NINF 5301 - Nursing Systems Development Lifecycle (4) (45 practicum hours)
  • NINF 5302 - Consumers Health Care Informatics (3)
  • NINF 5303 - Informatics Project and Change Management (3)
  • NINF 5305 - Nursing Informatics Practicum (3) (90 practicum hours)
  • NINF 5405 - Advanced Practice in Nursing Informatics (3) (90 practicum hours)
  • NINF 5408 - Health Care Budgetary and Financial Management (3)
  • NINF 5415 - Seminar on Issues in Nursing Informatics (3)
 
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