Nursing Informatics

Rutgers University

12 months
1315 USD/credit
1315 USD/credit
907 USD/credit
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


At Rutgers School of Nursing, we know what an increasingly complex health care system needs. That’s why our Nursing Informatics program from Rutgers University offers some of the most advanced curricula in the nation, ready to prepare you with the skills you need to succeed.

Join the leading study choice platform for free
  1. Get details of 180000+ English-taught programmes worldwide.
  2. Find, wishlist and compare your best fitting programme.
  3. Apply for scholarships worth up to €6,000.
account benefits visualised


At Rutgers School of Nursing, we prepare you to use technology to provide care, create effective administrative systems, manage and deliver educational experiences, support life-long learning, and impact nursing research. The Nursing Informatics program is offered at Rutgers University.

Your work will support key people like nurses, patients, and interprofessional health care teams in their decision-making across roles and settings, using information structures, processes, and technology to achieve desired outcomes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts of Nursing Informatics
  • Information Systems Principles
  • Nursing Databases Design, Development & Applications
  • Nursing Systems Developmental Lifecycle
  • Consumers Healthcare Informatics
  • Informatics Project and Change Management
  • Nursing Informatics Practicum
  • Advanced Practice in Nursing Informatics
  • Health Care Budgetary and Financial Management
  • Seminar on Issues in Nursing Informatics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


37 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.2 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing from a nationally accredited program
  • GPA of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Current RN license in NJ
  • Completed online application including personal statement, resume, and proof of RN licensure
  • Official transcript of all prior college work
  • Two scholarly papers in which you’re the main author, like a published article, book chapter, or paper completed for school (if you don’t have one, you may write a scholarly paper on a topic of your choice — double-spaced and 6- to 10-pages long with APA-formatted references)
  • Two letters of reference from professionals, one of whom must be a nurse academician
  • Paid application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1315 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1315 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1315 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1315 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    907 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 907 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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.

Our partners

Nursing Informatics
Rutgers University