MSN Informatics Specialization

Learn how to advance the development of better healthcare information.

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Overview

Healthcare organizations are always working to refine the tools used to provide access to patient information, and they need specialists who understand industry-standard tools and software. Nurse informatics experts collect, manage, retrieve and apply healthcare data to improve healthcare and patient care efforts.

What You'll Learn

Our MSN Informatics Specialization program, offered in a 100% online classroom, teaches you how to create, design and implement data storage and retrieval systems to improve community health. You will examine the issues (legal, ethical, and public) surrounding healthcare informatics, including regulations, privacy, security, fraud, and compliance, and create plans for continuous improvement within organizations.

Those who elect to complete this 11 course program, with four informatics specialization concentrated courses, will experience a focused curriculum and practicum that are aligned with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Informatics Certification. Students will be poised academically to pursue professional certification and employment options in healthcare informatics.
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Accreditation

Jacksonville University is regionally accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone 404-679-4501) to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees. The Keigwin School of Nursing is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Careers

Nurses who earn an MSN with a specialization in Informatics take on crucial IT positions within healthcare organizations such as Chief Medical Information Officer, Informatics Coordinator, and Director of EHR Support, among many others.

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Discover the flexibility and quality of Jacksonville University’s online programs. Learn more about our degree and certificate programs, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

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