Nursing Informatics

Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing Informatics

Vanderbilt School of Nursing now offers a four semester Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Informatics. The 18-credit part-time program is designed for either graduate-prepared nurses working in nursing informatics or graduate-prepared nurses desiring to make a transition into nursing informatics. The certificate program will provide learners with foundational and advanced concepts of nursing informatics that have been designed to prepare them for a variety of informatics roles with a focus on analytics. The certificate program contains six courses taken over four semesters, starting in the spring semester.

What about a practicum?

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Post-Master’s Certificate program does not contain a practicum requirement.

What about required campus intensives?

The final course in the four-semester program is an advanced data analytics course taught by nationally recognized informatics experts. This course includes a two-day on-campus data science workshop.  

What is the cost of the program?

View financial aid and contact information at VUSN.

How do I apply?

Applications are available at https://apply.vanderbilt.edu/apply


Post-Master's Certificate Option for Nursing Informatics  

Spring

Course Hours
Theories, Frameworks and Models Supporting Informatics Practice - NI Professional Formation 2 3
Designing, Planning and Managing Scalable Projects 3
Total Hours 6

Summer

Course Hours
NI Professional Formation 3: Advanced Concepts of Informatics 3
Nursing Informatics and the Information System Lifecycle 3
Total Hours 6

Fall

Course Hours
Data to Information I 3
Total Hours 3

Spring

Course Hours
Data to Information II 3
Total Hours 3
Grand Total 18