The Post-Master's Nursing Program educates professional nurses for advanced practice in nursing either as adult/gerontological nurse practitioners, family nurse practitioners, or psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners, family. The curriculum has the integration of nursing science, concepts and theories from related disciplines, along with practice and research. Opportunity is provided to pursue individual interests with respect to clientele and health care settings. Applicants must demonstrate that all essential core courses of specified track (BIO 5777, NSG 6605, NSG 6610, NSG 6614, NSG 6671, NSG 6677, NSG 8200, NSG 8215, NSG 8675) are met through equivalent courses of masters in nursing program.
Adult /Gerontological Nurse Practitioner:
For additional information on this certificate program in an easy-to-read format, please read our Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Gainful Employment Disclosure notice.
Family Nurse Practitioner:
For additional information on this certificate program in an easy-to-read format, please read our Family Nurse Practitioner Gainful Employment Disclosure notice.
For additional information on this certificate program in an easy-to-read format, please read our Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Family Gainful Employment Disclosure notice.
This post baccalaureate certificate program focuses on the application of computerized information systems to the work processes and decision-making activities of nurses in patient care, education, and research. According to the Technology Informatics Guiding Educational Reform (T.I.G.E.R.) Initiative, nurses specializing in informatics increase the accuracy and completeness of documentation, improve workflow, and manage data to improve patient safety and health outcomes.
The Nursing Informatics Program is offered as an interdisciplinary program, consisting of courses from the Department of Graduate Nursing, the Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) Department, and the Computer Information Systems (CIS) Department. The certificate includes 200 practicum hours, which would qualify students to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Certification in Informatics Nursing. The program is offered 100 percent online.
Nursing Informatics Certificate Program Admission Requirements
Interim Chair, Department of Graduate Nursing:
Patti Senk, Ph.D., R.N.