The Certificate in Healthcare Informatics prepares graduates as leaders with advanced competencies essential to informatics within healthcare organizations. As the demand for informatics expertise continues to grow, the graduate with these skills will be meeting national health care needs. The certificate provides content and skills for creative application of informatics to solve healthcare quality and safety challenges and achieve optimal organizational outcomes. This certificate will allow learners who are seeking advanced preparation in informatics to secure new roles or to perform their current role with greater effectiveness.
The College of Nursing at the University of Arizona offers a variety of programs at the graduate level. Programs are available for students pursuing a first degree in nursing, as well as students interested in advancing in the professional as leaders, advanced practice nurses, and nurse researchers. Please visit the College of Nursing's website for detailed information about our college, faculty and programs.
All applicants to the certificate program should review the application information on the College of Nursing's website. RN licensure is not required for this certificate - it is open to non-nurses. Additional program information, including curriculum and practicum requirements, is available here: https://www.nursing.arizona.edu/content/graduate-nurse-practitioner-certificates
We do not require any standardized tests for admission to the certificate program.
Certificate students may not be eligible for financial aid.
Students are admitted to the certificate program once per year for an August start. Applications open in Mid-March with deadlines in Mid-June. Applicants are encouraged to review the information and updated deadlines on the College of Nursing website prior to submitting an application. Additional program information, including curriculum and practicum requirements, is available here: https://www.nursing.arizona.edu/content/graduate-nurse-practitioner-certificates
The certificate is a minimum of 9 units, with an optional 3 unit practicum for a total of 12 units.