Feb 20, 2024  
Graduate Catalog | 2023-2024 
    
Graduate Catalog | 2023-2024

Nursing: Applied Nursing Informatics, Graduate Certificate


The Graduate Certificate in Applied Nursing Informatics is designed for nurses who hold a BSN or graduate nursing degree and desire to enhance their skills in clinical application of nursing informatics. The course content is focused on implementing, managing, or conducting analytics using clinical/administrative information systems.  The certificate program consists of four courses (12 credit hours) that can be taken over a calendar year. The courses toward the certificate can be taken concurrently with Nurse Administration and other M.S.N. curriculum. The certificate program is offered online.

Admission Requirements


  • B.S.N. or M.S.N. with a minimum GPA of 2.8 from a college or university accredited by an accepted accredited body
  • Current unrestricted Registered Nurse license in NC or compact state
  • Statement of Purpose that includes a description of the applicant’s interest in nursing informatics and career plans using the certification; the statement is not exceed one page in length
  • Three letters of professional recommendation

Note: GRE or other standardized test scores are not required.

Certificate Requirements


Other Requirements


  • Completion of 12 credit hours of required coursework within five years
  • This is an online program; access to a computer and reliable internet is required

Certificate Total = 12 Credit Hours


Grade Requirements


Students must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA in their graduate courses and may not accumulate more than two C grades.