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Nursing Informatics Graduate Certificate

School of Nursing & Health Sciences

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 Health Care Environment

In this program, you’ll have access to Vila Health™, an immersive, simulated health system. This virtual health care environment—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 and earn credits that can be transferred into our MSN.

Detailed Program Information

Get all the details about cost, courses, requirements, and more.

Classes Start January 8th

Nursing Informatics Certificate Online - Capella University

Ready to get started? We’re ready for you. Chat with an enrollment counselor or apply now to take the first step on the journey toward your future. 

Admission Requirements »  | $50 Application Fee

Cost & Learning Format

Online education isn’t one size fits all. We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however you learn. 

Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who want it.  We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines. 

  • Based on the quarter system; 1-3 courses per 10-week quarter
  • 1 semester credit = 1.5 quarter credits
  • Weekly assignments and courseroom discussions
  • Pay for what you take, price varies by courseload or term
$9,175 estimated tuition*
$425 per credit, 20 total quarter credits, 4 max transfer credits

Get the Details

Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.

*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing. Your price may be higher or lower depending on your specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. The prices above show what you would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits or the maximum allowed transfer credits.  

Ways to Save

At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think. 

Employer & Association Discounts

Many employers and organizations partner with Capella to offer tuition discounts. Talk to an enrollment counselor to learn more. 

Scholarships for New Students

Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid. 

Employer Reimbursements

Many employers offer tuition reimbursement to employees, even if there’s no formal program. Check with your manager or HR dept.

Faculty & Support

You’re never going it alone at Capella. Our dedicated faculty and support teams are waiting to guide, help, and advise you through every step of your educational journey.

Enrollment Counselors

These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads). They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for success.  

Financial Aid Counselors

First they listen. Then they act—for you. Running the numbers, exploring ways to save, and making the financing of your education simpler.

Advisors

Want to learn more about courses, instructors, or resources? Ask our advisors—they know all about the details of your program.

Faculty

Our distinguished faculty members hold top credentials in their fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need, now.

Nursing Informatics Certificate Online - Capella University

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