Nursing Informatics Learning Opportunities

Leading the nation in nursing informatics education

Nurse in patient room

Ranked second in the nation in nursing informatics education by U.S. News & World Report, the University of Minnesota School of Nursing prepares nurses and nurse educators to utilize and teach effective use of technology in health care.

The school’s internationally-renowned informatics faculty are uniquely qualified to teach the essential and advanced competencies in nursing informatics and deliver:

  • hands-on experience with the latest technology
  • small class sizes
  • mentoring in big data management and research to improve outcomes
  • offering individual courses, workshops, doctoral programs

Why informatics?

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Degree Programs

Doctor of Nursing Practice in Nursing Informatics

For those who wish to combine their nursing experience with health IT to expand their impact on health outcomes.

PhD in Nursing

A focus on big data research: For those with a desire to understand and harness big data for discovering patterns and correlations leading to breakthrough health discoveries.


Leadership in Health IT Professional Certificate

For those wanting to lead the successful deployment and management of a health IT system. 

Informatics Courses (PDF)