Nursing Leadership and Health Informatics Program

Master of Science - Nursing Leadership/Health Informatics

Description Objectives Curriculum Experience Next Steps

Tuition Credits for graduation Time to Complete
$1,095/credit 42 semester hours 2 years
 

Program Description

The federal mandate requiring adoption of electronic record-keeping throughout the healthcare industry has created a need for nurses trained in health informatics, with skills in the development, management and analysis of data. The Regis MS in Nursing Leadership/Health Informatics is designed to prepare you for leadership careers in hospital, insurance, biotech and public health settings.

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Program Objectives

You will develop technical skills in database design and development and the ability to transform data into clear, actionable nursing information and knowledge.

Program Outcomes and Completion Rates

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Curriculum

The MS in Nurse Leadership/Health Informactics consists of 14 courses.

Coursework includes:

  • Concepts of Nursing Leadership
  • Database Design and Development for Healthcare
  • Health Information Systems

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Gaining Experience

The required mentorship allows you to apply classroom learning in a professional setting where you will develop your skills, learn from professionals working in the field, and build your professional network. Recent placements include Partners HealthCare - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Faulkner Hospital, and Joslin Diabetes Center. Recent graduates are currently working at Boston Children’s Hospital, Arbour Health Systems, and the Boston Medical Center.

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Next Steps

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Two graduate courses from the following three courses may be taken at Regis prior to applying and/or being accepted to the program:

  • NU 601 - Nursing Theory
  • NU 605 - Concepts in Nursing Leadership
  • HP 609 - Health Policy, Politics, and Perspectives

Please contact the graduate admission office at 781-768-7330 or graduatedepartment@regiscollege.edu for more information. Completion of the two courses does not guarantee acceptance

The Master of Science Nursing Leadership/Informatics is designed for students with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Application requirements:

  • Completed application form; transcripts from undergraduate degree and all prerequisites courses
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; completed prerequisites
  • Resume; Statement of Purpose; two letters of recommendation
  • Interview
  • A hsitory of an unencumbered registered nurse license is required

Please note that the GRE is NOT required for the Master of Science in Nursing Leadership program.

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781-768-7330

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