NEU Nurse Infomatics

Nursing Informatics Graduate Certificate

Globally connected networks, big data, and innovative decision analytics are rapidly shaping patient care delivery and the future of healthcare systems. Enhance or develop expertise in nursing informatics and participate in efforts to improve population health outcomes. This inter-professional certificate program blends nursing science with knowledge and skills in information science, business management and healthcare. Students complete the 12 credit (4 course) program in eight or twelve months. Courses in the certificate program also apply toward master’s degree requirements. This gives students the flexibility to complete a certificate and be well on the way to earning a graduate-level degree when they are ready to continue their education.

Overview

  • Program design is flexible to allow completion at a rapid schedule or a slower pace
  • Apply to begin in either the Fall or Spring semester
  • Program can be completed on-line, in classroom, or a combination of the two.
  • Courses in the certificate also apply toward a master’s in Nursing Administration/Leadership or Health Informatics; or a DNP in Nursing

Curriculum

Nursing Informatics Core Courses:

  • NRSG 6306 – Health Informatics I
  • NRSG 6307 – Operational Informatics in Health Care Organizations (pre-requisite NRSG 6306)
  • HINF 6202 – Business of Healthcare Informatics

Elective (choose one of):

  • HINF 6201 – Organizational Behavior, Workflow Design, & Change Management
  • HINF 6405 – Quantifying the Value of Informatics
  • HINF 6240 – Improving the Patient Experience through Informatics
  • HINF 6404 – Patient Engagement Informatics and Analytics

Sample Program Plan – 8 months

Fall Semester

  • NRSG 6306 Health Informatics I (On-line)
  • HINF 6202 Business of Healthcare Informatics

Spring Semester

  • NRSG 6307 Operational Informatics in Health Care Organizations
  • Elective

Sample Program Plan – 12 months

Fall Semester

  • NRSG 6306 Health Informatics I (On-line)
  • HINF 6202 Business of Healthcare Informatics

Spring Semester

  • NRSG 6307 Operational Informatics in Health Care Organizations

Summer Semester

  • Elective

Admissions Requirements

  • Completed Application
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Purpose statement

  • Official Transcripts
  • Undergraduate Degree
  • RN License

Apply to the Program
Contact Info
Laura Mylott

Laura Mylott
207G Robinson Hall
Tel: 617.373.3324
l.mylott@northeastern.edu