Health Care informatics incorporates various fields like computer and information science, management and cognitive sciences, along with nursing health care to create a valuable nursing practice background.
With this Nursing in Informatics degree from CU Anschutz, you'll be able to promote health with clients experiencing wellness, acute or chronic illness through:
- Formulate clinical
- Policy decisions
In this interdisciplinary MS in Informatics program, you'll be prepared in advanced nurse practice roles to integrate relevant knowledge from nursing and other disciplines in their practice and participate in interdisciplinary relationships to create or influence the health care environment.
Why This Online Informatics Program?
The University of Colorado College of Nursing is one of the highest ranked master's programs in nursing in the nation.
This MS Informatics program offers you a wide choice in course offerings, many of which are ranked by US News and World Report in the top 10 in the US.
And the entire Health Care Informatics program is offered completely online.
This program emphasizes 'health care' and not just nursing, although the bulk of students are nurses, as the field of informatics is interdisciplinary by nature
Since the program's inception in the 1990s, there has been a focus on preparing graduates to work in nursing informatics as well as having a broader perspective of their role and role of other disciplines in the improvement of healthcare.
The Informatics courses are available fully online and on campus - students choose which ever fit their schedule best. Both online and on campus start and stop during traditional semesters, and every student receives a program plan to ensure they get into the online sections.
If you do take your courses online, you are not required to come to Colorado - but many do for graduation.
The Health Care Informatics program is fully accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Council (NLNAC) and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
You can take an online course to see what you think before applying to the program. Yo do so, you would simply email the health care informatics office, and they can recommend a course you can take as an open enrollment/non degree student.
If your permanent residence is within one of the 15 Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) participating states may be eligible for in-state tuition.
The states that participate in the WICHE Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) are:
- New Mexico
- North Dakota
- South Dakota