Nursing Informatics (MS)

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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

MS Specialty Sequences

The College of Nursing offers specialty sequences for graduate students in:

  • Holistic Nursing
  • Palliative Care
  • Substance Use Disorders

See Academic Programs | Master's (MS) for more information.

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


Access the application for our MS programs. All applicants to our MS 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.


  • A BS in nursing or BS/BA in a non-nursing field together with an associate’s degree in nursing
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • NYS nursing license prior to beginning coursework
  • Prior to beginning the adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner master’s program, at least one year of full-time clinical experience as a registered nurse is required.
  • Must have taken a basic statistics course and a basic research course at the undergraduate level