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Earn an affordable MSN designed for tech-savvy nurses.


If you love technology as much as you love nursing, choosing Aspen’s CCNE-accredited MSN – Informatics specialization is the perfect path.

Anyone who is considering going back to school but is hesitant should reach out to an advisor at Aspen. It was such a rewarding experience, and I’m so happy I went for it.”   -Crystal R., MSN

The field of Nursing Informatics is rapidly growing. With that growth is an increasing demand for the adoption of electronic information systems and specialists who understand industry-standard tools and software.

I initially chose Aspen for their flexibility and affordability, but I was pleasantly surprised by the fantastic support I received from faculty as well.” -Jane Emerson, MSN

Your ability to gather and analyze data can directly improve the health of individuals and populations.

This program prepares you for a range of employment areas including hospitals, government organizations, health insurance providers, medical vendors, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and consulting firms.

The Masters in Nursing Informatics equips students with:

  • Ability to manage resources
  • Skills to interpret and analyze data (not crunching numbers)
  • Knowledge of information security
  • Data analytics skills
  • Understanding of legal, ethical, and public issues
  • Comprehension of regulations, privacy, security, fraud issues
  • Market-relevant knowledge and practical experience

Aspen MSN (Informatics) graduates can:

  • Solve health care and nursing problems with computers
  • Create projects geared toward the graduate’s passion
  • Develop computer-based solutions to common nursing issues
  • Use data to improve care management
  • Impact implementation, optimization, workflow, and patient safety
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of clinical and/or management information systems
  • Leverage clinical knowledge with data-driven insights
  • Manage regulatory compliance

Is this program for me?

If you are an RN who has completed a BSN – and need an accredited, adaptable, and affordable online MSN program – then the MSN – Nursing Informatics program is for you!

RNs who do not yet have a BSN but would like to pursue their MSN may enroll in our RN to MSN Bridge Program.

We designed our program to be completed in as little as 2 years.

Check out Aspen’s Other MSN Specializations

Admission Requirements

  • Application – A completed application.
  • Registered Nurse Licensure – Current, unrestricted licensure as a registered nurse in the United States, a US territory, or Canada. Registered nurses licensed outside of these areas are not eligible.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Official transcript demonstrating a conferred bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN), from an institution that is accredited by a CHEA recognized accrediting body or an international equivalent, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.
  • Nursing Experience – A minimum of one year of nursing experience completed within the past five years.
  • Military Documentation (Optional) – A copy of the most recent orders; or a copy of DD214 (This can be requested from the National Archives.)

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