Nursing Informatics (Advanced Certificate)

Program Description

The Nursing Informatics program provides innovative advanced study in the burgeoning field of nursing informatics.  This highly ranked program (by U.S. News & World Report) prepares students to be nursing informatics leaders in a variety of roles and settings.  Graduates are eligible to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Nursing Informatics Certification Examination.


  • Customized program progression and advisement
  • Faculty are informatics specialists and nursing leaders with real-world experience
  • Program focuses on the analysis, design, implementation, and evaluation of clinical & nursing information systems used in a variety of patient care delivery settings
  • Potential opportunity to access the Leslie e-Lab to foster entrepreneurship skills


  • Learn to apply informatics frameworks and theories to clinical practice
  • Learn to integrate evidence-based protocols into nursing information & patient care systems
  • Learn to apply data analytic concepts for research

Practicum Opportunities

  • Computer labs and unique practicum experiences
  • Over 500 practicum hours incorporated into specialty coursework
  • Practicums held at top healthcare institutions & companies in the New York City area
  • Healthcare system sites include NYU Langone Medical Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York-Presbyterian Health Systems, Montefiore Medical Center, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Veterans Health Administration, Maimonides Medical Center, & others


The application for our Advanced Certificate programs is available. All applicants to our Advanced Certificate programs are required to submit the following documents at the time of application:

  1. One (1) transcript from each post-secondary school attended. We can review applications with unofficial transcripts. Admitted students will be asked to submit official transcripts prior to beginning coursework at NYU Meyers.
  2. Resume.
  3. A two- to three-page personal statement.
  4. At least two (2) letters of recommendation.
  5. RN license and registration certificate. You may submit an application with an out-of-state license, but admitted students must obtain a New York State RN license prior to beginning coursework at NYU Meyers.

Applicants who have attended a post-secondary institution outside of the United States are required to upload one (1) transcript from each post-secondary school attended and submit one (1) official course-by-course evaluation of each foreign transcript directly to our office at the time of application. Your application will not be reviewed without these documents. Please mail your official course-by-course evaluation(s) to:

NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing
Office of Student Affairs and Admissions
433 First Avenue, LL1
New York, NY 10010

For applicants whose native language is not English, a copy of your latest TOEFL or IELTS score is required. Admitted students will be asked to submit official test scores prior to beginning coursework at NYU Meyers. We require a minimum TOEFL internet-based score of 100 and an IELTS Band score of 7.

See Advanced Certificate for additional admission instructions and eligibility requirements.

Nursing Informatics

Prior to entering the specialty courses of the nursing informatics program, at least one year of full-time clinical experience as a registered nurse is required.