24 months
1408 USD/credit 26048 USD/year
1408 USD/credit 26048 USD/year
971 USD/credit 17963 USD/year
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Over the years, technology has profoundly impacted how our health care system stores and manages crucial information and communication, increasing the demand for nursing informatics specialists. This is why the Nursing Informatics program of Rutgers University was established.


About the Program

At the Nursing Informatics program of Rutgers University, we prepare our graduates to use technology to provide care, create effective administrative systems, manage and deliver educational experiences, support life-long learning, and impact nursing research.

The work you engage in throughout the program will support key stakeholders including, but not limited to, 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:

  • Clinical Inquiry for Evidence-Based Practice
  • Information Technology for Evidence-Based Practice
  • Concepts of Nursing Informatics
  • Information Systems Principles
  • Nursing Databases Design, Development & Applications
  • Nursing Systems Developmental Lifecycle 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • While the recommended application deadline is April 15th, we will continue to accept applications up until July 1st


37 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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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

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  • International

    26048 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1408 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    26048 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1408 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    17963 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 971 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for New Brunswick

1204 - 2963 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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