M.Sc. Online

Nursing (MSN) - Informatics

Walden University

12 months
23850 USD/year
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Learn how to design and implement effective and user-friendly systems that improve accuracy, eliminate redundancy, and reduce costs in health IT with this Nursing (MSN) - Informatics program at Walden University.


Learn how to integrate nursing science, computer science, and information science to effectively manage and communicate data in your field with the online Nursing (MSN) - Informatics program at Walden University.

State-of-the-Art Classroom Tools

Enhance your skills with iHuman patient simulation software and strength-finding tools, which make your learning experience personalized, interactive, and effective.

Why Choose Walden to Complete Your MSN-Nursing Informatics?

  • Collaborate and share insights with nurses from around the country. Engage in an interactive online environment that makes it easier to work and advance your education.
  • Learn from highly qualified instructors who leverage their practical experience to help you grow as a nurse informaticist. All of our MSN–Nursing Informatics teaching faculty hold doctoral degrees.
  • Translate knowledge into hands-on practice by designing, developing, and implementing a project in a real healthcare setting.
  • Become a healthcare change agent by applying your enhanced skills and expertise immediately within your professional environment.
  • Join Phi Nu, Walden’s chartered chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Connect with your peers globally to share the latest nursing research and best practices in clinical, scientific, and leadership areas.
  • Earn your degree on your terms: Choose this specialization’s course-based format or the flexible, competency-based format, designed to work around your busy schedule.

Career Impact

Nursing informatics is in high demand. Recent legislation is driving healthcare institutions to adopt electronic health records (EHR). These institutions will depend on nursing informatics professionals to help adopt and transition the new technologies into practice.

Nursing informatics professionals work in hospitals, healthcare organizations, universities, consulting firms, or corporations that develop and market healthcare information systems.

If you have the right experience and training, Walden’s MSN–Nursing Informatics specialization can help position you for roles such as:

  • Informatics Nurse Specialist
  • Director of Clinical Information
  • Clinical Analyst
  • Clinical Informatics Coordinator
  • Informatics Consultant
  • Informatics Faculty
  • Informatics Researcher
  • Manager of Informatics


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing (BSN), master’s degree program in nursing (MSN), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at Walden University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. 

Programme Structure

Walden’s flexibility and support put your education within reach. You will benefit from a comprehensive online learning experience that includes:

  • Convenient start dates throughout the year.
  • Orientation that prepares you for success in an online environment.
  • Ability to complete coursework when and where it is convenient for you.
  • Access to courses and materials on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Multimedia resources designed to augment student learning: videos, case studies, simulations, articles, journals, and discussion topics.
  • A global online community of faculty, students, and alumni.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


53 SCH



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree or higher.
    • To be considered for this master’s program, you must have a valid RN license. 
    • Completed online application and transcripts. 

Tuition Fee

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    23850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23850 USD for the full programme during 12 months.


Paying for your education can be a challenge, but Walden helps you identify the many funding options that are available to you, including scholarships, grants, and federal and private loans. You can also check with your employer to see if they offer tuition reimbursement for your courses. A Walden enrollment advisor can help you determine which funding options are available to you. Additionally, you can save time and money by transferring credits earned previously.

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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