The practice of electronic record-keeping in the healthcare industry has created a need for nurses who have a passion for serving others and who can develop, manage, and analyze data. The Regis College MS in Nursing Leadership and Health Informatics teaches students how to use health information technology to improve patient care and be an advocate for those in need.

Gaining Experience

A 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.

Graduates of the program propel into leadership roles in hospitals, insurance firms, biotech, and public health settings. Recent alumni are currently working at Boston Children's Hospital, Arbour Health Systems, and the Boston Medical Center.

Average starting salary for Informatics Nurses
  • MSN Core Requirements

    Course Credits
    NU 601 Nursing Theory 3
    NU 605 Concepts of Nursing Leadership 3
    NU 612 Organizational and Structure in Nursing Leadership 3
    HP 609 Health Policy, Politics, and Perspectives 3
    NU 623 Regulatory Issues in Nursing Leadership 3
    NU 631 Scientific Inquiry for Evidence-Based Practice (Prerequisite NU 601) 3
    HP 601 Health Ethics and Law 3
    HP 608 Health Care Quality Management 3
    HP 622 Economics of Health Care 3
    Total 27
  • Informatics Specialization

    Course Credits
    HP 643 Database Design and Development for Healthcare 3
    HP 635 Health Information Systems 3
    HP 638 Strategic Leadership in Health Informatics 3
    NU 710 Informatics 3
    HP 641 Health Informatics Mentorship 1 3
    Total 15
    1. Mentorship Requirement

Application Requirements

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

  • Completed application form, transcripts from undergraduate degree, and all prerequisite courses
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Completed prerequisites
  • Resume, statement of purpose, and two letters of recommendation
  • Interview
  • A history 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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Per Credit
Total Cost*

* Based on the academic year 2019-2020. Cost per credit and total cost subject to inflation.

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