Jul 17, 2024  
2024-2025 Graduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Graduate Catalog

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


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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.

DELIVERY: Online

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

Location Matters for Non-Licensure Track Programs


This program is not designed or advertised to lead to a professional license or certification required for employment.

USD is permitted to operate under the terms of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (NC-SARA) policies and standards in offering online courses/degree programs to residents in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.  Online courses/programs may also be offered to residents of California (a non-SARA state) because it does not regulate out-of-state public institutions.

Additionally, this program is authorized to offer supervised field study experiences (internship, externship, clinical, rotation, practicum, independent study, study away, etc.) in South Dakota. Please be aware that there may be some restrictions on your ability to engage in supervised field study outside of South Dakota. Please contact a program representative if you have questions regarding supervised field study.

Distance education courses or programs will not be offered outside of the United States without prior written approval from the University, which may be withheld for any reason. If you are taking distance courses while physically located outside of the United States, it is your responsibility to confirm the following: (a) if the country will recognize an online degree; (b) the availability of supervised field study opportunities in the country; and (c) if the country charges any additional taxes, withholdings or fees associated with online distance education programs.

For more information, please visit USD’s State Authorization page or contact your admissions counselor.

Questions?


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

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

 

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