Master of Science in Nursing Program

Nursing Informatics

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The Master of Science in Nursing Informatics program prepares nurses to function as informaticists. Each student specializes by selecting a program focus in either heath care analytics or clinical information systems. Students complete a practicum in their focus providing them with competitive skills to enter the job market.

Graduates of the program are prepared for certification through the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and are eligible to seek certification as nursing informaticists through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

Total Units: 45

Josh Wymer

"The Nursing/Health Care Informatics program at USD challenged me to grow in ways that I had not previously considered, and the outstanding residency program provided exemplary opportunities to engage with senior and executive leaders across multiple health systems.  As a health IT leader, the program further developed my hard skills while providing a platform to grow the soft skills vital to success in operational and strategic leadership. My experience in the program was also enhanced through engagement with a dynamic, innovative and accomplished graduate student community. Without a doubt, the program has contributed to my success, and I am sure this will be the case even as I look to the future."

-Josh Wymer, CPHIMS, RN-BC, Chief Nursing Informatics Officer, MSN-HCI ’19


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