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.


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



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.


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 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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