Nursing Informatics

Accredited RN to MS Degree from a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education


Nursing's information age is accelerating—and you can help chart its course. Become a leader in the field by earning an RN to Master of Science in Nursing (Nursing Informatics) from Excelsior College.

Designed for working adults who hold an RN license, this program confers both a BS degree and MS degree in nursing. You'll develop expertise in one of the health care industry's most dynamic sectors. Excelsior's RN to MS nursing degree with specialization in informatics is among the most innovative and comprehensive programs of its type.

Excelsior has been leading the way in nursing education for more than 40 years. The National League for Nursing named Excelsior a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education for 2016-2021, the fourth time we have earned this recognition. Here's why Excelsior's nursing school stands out.

High-quality, Online Nursing Degrees That Fit Into Your Busy Schedule

Excelsior's distance-learning model and online nursing classes have made it possible for thousands of working nurses to earn a nursing master's degree. Our online nursing program is designed for convenience—you can keep your job and meet your other obligations while you complete your RN to MS degree.

Here's how it works:

  • You'll take online nursing classes whenever they fit into your schedule.
  • Excelsior's award-winning advising team will provide you with academic support.
  • Affordable tuition, fees, and financial support will help you afford the RN to MS on your budget. (Find out how much you'll pay per credit.)
  • You'll interact online with your classmates and Excelsior's first-rate faculty.
  • You'll earn a BS and an MS within a single, integrated program.

Excelsior College's RN to MS program holds accreditation from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

Take a look at the course sequence and credit requirements for the nursing informatics RN to MS degree. (PDF)

By completion of the program the graduate will be able to

  1. Function as a leader and change agent to promote holistic patient-centered care and population health.
  2. Translate evidence to develop health care practices in a culturally and ethnically diverse global society.
  3. Synthesize theoretical and empirical knowledge from nursing and other disciplines that are essential for nursing judgment and practice.
  4. Integrate specialty practice knowledge to enhance interprofessional collaboration, inform decisions, and improve health outcomes.
  5. Exemplify professional values and standards, best practices, and the commitment to lifelong learning in the role of the master's-prepared nurse.
  6. Implement the role of master's-prepared nurse as part of the interprofessional team.
  7. Integrate scholarship, a spirit of inquiry, and innovation to support nursing excellence.

All Excelsior College nursing programs are accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) formerly known as the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. (NLNAC), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404-975-5000. The ACEN is a specialized accrediting agency for nursing recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

General Education Component (61) + Bachelor/Master's Nursing Component (81)
Total Degree Credits Required (142)

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