Post-Baccalaureate CertificateNursing Informatics

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Why Choose Our Program?

The Nursing Informatics (NI) Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (PBC) allows you to take your nursing education to the next level. Students completing this four-course specialization and capstone will experience a focused curriculum and practicum aligned with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Informatics Certification, taught by licensed, practicing nurses with experience in clinical and administrative settings. Graduates will leave this program with an understanding of the dynamic relationship between people, information technology, healthcare services, and the healthcare system, and skills necessary to leverage information technology to improve healthcare delivery and outcomes.

If you would like to study Nursing Informatics in greater depth, you may be interested in the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing Informatics degree program.

Virtual Information Session

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet the program director and advisor to ask questions about our curriculum and admissions process.

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

6:00 p.m.

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About Our Program

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nursing Informatics program is offered in both ground-based and online formats, with opportunities for experiential learning. Students may be able to perform clinical hours in their workplace. Courses are offered during Summer I, Summer II, Fall I, and Fall II terms.

All students are required to complete the following coursework:

  • NUR 584 - Foundations of Nursing Informatics
  • NUR 585 - Advanced Nursing Informatics I
  • NUR 586 - Advanced Nursing Informatics II
  • NUR 587 - Population Health Informatics, Epidemiology, and Evidenced Based Nursing Informatics in a Global Society

How to Apply

  • Completed JU Application
  • Unofficial transcripts from Colleges & Universities with All Nursing Coursework & Nursing Degrees
    • If the candidate attended a college or university abroad, an official NACES evaluation of that transcript is required. Choose the course-by-course evaluation with the GPA option.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale is required
  • The following may be requested of students with a GPA of 3.0 or lower
    • GRE/GMAT scores
    • Letters of Recommendation
  • Graduation from a CCNE, NLN or ACEN accredited BSN program
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (if applying to a Nurse Practitioner track)
  • Statement of Intent
  • Active U.S. Nursing License
    • Out-of-state applicants must be eligible for endorsement in Florida
    • International students must hold a current license from a U.S. state and be eligible for endorsement in Florida.
  • All international students whose first language is not English are required to submit proof of their proficiency in English, by providing scores for either: IELTS or TOEFL. If submitting score reports, they must be sent directly to Jacksonville University from the testing institutions.
  • A background check will be required for students participating in clinical practice

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Contact Information Keigwin School of Nursing

Phone: (904) 256-7196
Email: graduateadmissions@ju.edu

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