Nursing Informatics

Doctor of Nursing Practice

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of All Higher-Ed Institutions

- Center for World University Rankings, 2020


in the Nation Best Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice

- U.S. News & World Report, 2021

Quick Facts

Credits Required: 53
Cost Per Credit: $975
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College of Nursing

Program Details

Gain the experience you need to pursue leadership roles in the field of informatics, including Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Nursing Information Officer (CNIO), project manager, clinical systems analyst, and nursing informatics consultant.

This program is the right fit for you if you currently hold an MS degree, have experience in informatics and are now seeking a DNP degree to advance your career. The program is a 2-3 year part-time commitment, including a Resident Intensive Summer Experience (RISE) in Tucson, Arizona. You will also be required to complete 1000 practicum hours supervised by preceptors or faculty on site.

If you have specific questions about the program, contact Jane Carrington, Associate Professor at

This program is designed for working professionals holding a master’s degree in nursing, or a related field. Successful applicants will also have experience in informatics.

*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.