Nursing Informatics

Leading the nation in nursing informatics education

Nursing Informatics Education

Ranked second in the nation in nursing informatics education by U.S. News & World Report, the University of Minnesota School of Nursing prepares nurses and nurse educators to utilize and teach effective use of technology in health care.

The school’s internationally-renowned informatics faculty are uniquely qualified to teach the essential and advanced competencies in nursing informatics and deliver:

  • hands-on experience with the latest technology
  • small class sizes
  • mentoring in big data management and research to improve outcomes
  • offering individual courses, workshops, doctoral programs

Why informatics?

Degree Programs

For those who wish to combine their nursing experience with health IT to expand their impact on health outcomes.

A focus on big data research: For those with a desire to understand and harness big data for discovering patterns and correlations leading to breakthrough health discoveries.


For those wanting to lead the successful deployment and management of a health IT system.