Jun 20, 2024  
2024-2025 Graduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Graduate Catalog

Nursing Practice-Nursing Informatics and e-Health (M.S.N.)

Program Overview

The MSN with nursing informatics and e-health specialization is one of four programs in the nation that meets the growing demand for nurses who have advanced preparation in informatics, health care technologies, analytics and e-Health. This program is flexible and draws on the strengths of the university including distance delivery, use of technologies and inter-professional approaches. This master’s program specializes and prepares you in the science of how to use data, information systems and health care technologies to direct patient care, improve the delivery of services and lead transformative practice and organizational change. Coursework provides a foundation for nurses in advance practice roles. It utilizes contemporary nursing concepts to develop leadership capacity in informatics and technology, health care business for the digital economy and utilization of evidence-based practice to clinical and system improvement.  Learn more at usd.edu/nursing.


Master of Science in Nursing-Nursing Informatics and e-Health (M.S.N.)

Required Courses in Major Area: 33 credit hours

General Application Requirements

  1. Completed application
  2. $35 application fee
  3. Official transcripts*
  4. Letters of recommendation*
  5. Statement of purpose
  6. Resume/CV*

*Requirements for admission vary by program and may require different documentation and have different deadlines. This list is not all-inclusive, to view specific program requirements and submission deadlines, follow the “Admissions Information” hyperlink at the top of this page OR visit the specific program/dept. page found here: link.usd.edu/grad-catalog

State Authorization- It Matters Where You Live

If your learning placement course (internship, externship, clinical, rotation, practicum, independent study, study away, etc.) or your online course will be taken outside South Dakota, please reference USD’s State Authorization webpage. 

State Authorization


Department of Nursing
605-658-5600 | nursing@usd.edu | usd.edu/nursing

Graduate Admissions 
605-658-6140 | gradadmissions@usd.edu  | usd.edu/grad