33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
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The Health Care Informatics (Certificate NDP) program from University of Arizona prepares graduates as leaders with advanced competencies essential to informatics within healthcare systems, to address healthcare quality and safety challenges and achieve optimal organizational outcomes. 

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The Health Care Informatics (Certificate NDP) program from University of Arizona is designed for those with a graduate degree and a healthcare background (nursing, medicine, public health, dentistry, nutrition sciences, pharmacy, etc.).

No previous experience in healthcare informatics is required.  To be eligible to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Informatics Nursing Certification exam students will need to complete the 12 credit option, including the 200 hour, 3 credit practicum.


The College of Nursing at the University of Arizona offers a variety of programs at the graduate level.  Programs are available for students pursuing a first degree in nursing, as well as students interested in advancing in the professional as leaders, advanced practice nurses, and nurse researchers.  Please visit the College of Nursing's website for detailed information about our college, faculty and programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  •  Healthcare Informatics: Theory & Practice-
  • Human Factors in Health Information Technology
  • Database Management in Healthcare Systems
  • Technology for Expanding Care Capacity
  • Informatics Practicum
  • Healthcare Informatics: Theory and Research

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Start dates & application deadlines


9 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

To qualify for entry into a Certificate program, you must have a degree and active licensure as an advanced practice nurse (nurse practitioner, nurse anesthetist, clinical nurse specialist or certified midwife). Additionally, applicants to the AGACNP specialty must have RN experience in an acute care setting. Certificate programs admit for a fall start only. 

  • Advanced practice nursing degree (MS or higher, focusing on APRN certification)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Unrestricted RN licensure within the U.S. AND current APRN certification (NP, CRNA, CNS, CNM)  
  • Advanced practice national certification

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year

Online tuition: $12,600 per year

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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