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Overview

Capella University's nursing informatics certificate will prepare you to play an integral role in the management of health information systems in your organization. Using an evidence-based approach, you will learn how to utilize health information systems to influence strategic planning, decision making, and clinical project management.

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

Real-World Learning Through Virtual Lab Environment

In this program, you’ll have access to Vila Health™, an immersive, simulated health system. This virtual lab—available only at Capella—allows you to practice real–world informatics situations and challenges first hand, including improving interoperability, clinical workflow, meaningful use initiatives, ICD–10, and population health.

Apply This Certificate to Your Next Degree

Comprised entirely of courses from our MSN in Nursing Informatics, the nursing informatics certificate offers an opportunity to earn a marketable credential in as few as nine months—and earn credits that can be transferred into our MSN.

Aligned to HIMSS

Capella is an Academic Organizational Affiliate with Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS). HIMSS is a global, caused-based, nonprofit organization focused on bettering health through IT. Enrollment in this program provides you with a free HIMSS membership—a benefit available to individuals in any of our informatics programs.