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Nursing Informatics
Graduate Certificate in Nursing

You can make a positive impact on nursing care through the power of technology. The nursing informatics certificate from Capella University equips you with the practical skills and knowledge to play an integral role in the management of complex health information systems in your organization. Using an evidence-based approach, you’ll learn how to utilize health information systems to influence strategic planning, decision making and clinical project management.

The certificate curriculum is aligned to Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies and Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform (TIGER) Initiative Informatics competencies.

Apply your certificate toward a master’s degree

The nursing informatics certificate gives you an opportunity to earn a marketable credential and earn credits toward a future Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree.

Practical Experience with Vila Health

Practice communication, collaboration, problem-solving and decision-making skills in Vila Health, our simulated health care environment.

Classes start July 11

Use the code SPRING to waive the $50 application fee.

At a glance

  • 100% Online
  • 5 Core courses

Reduce your tuition by $1,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $1K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your certificate. Eligibility rules apply. Connect with us for details.

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