Fast Facts

Our program was among the first to partner with the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) to provide their 10x10 certification.

MSBI Program graduates were among the first group of physicians in the nation to become board certified in clinical informatics.

MSBI Program students have completed internship and practicum experiences at many sites including Cleveland Clinic Florida, Palmetto General Hospital, National Institutes of Health, and Mayo Clinic.

The Biomedical Informatics Program is growing with faculty positions currently available.

Our students have twice won the South Florida Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Chapter Scholarship.

As a part of the Biomedical Informatics Program’s Academic Organizational Affiliate status with the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), all full time students are entitled to a free HIMSS membership!

The Biomedical Informatics Program was ranked No. 6 out of 25 on’s 2015 list of Best Value Online Master’s in Health Informatics and Health Information Management.


"NSU's M.S.B.I. program gave me the tools and knowledge to navigate the health informatics industry with confidence. It prepared me to provide meaningful contributions to seasoned professionals and organizations. Two years after graduation my relationship with the program is still going strong."

Teresa Blanco, M.S.B.I., (’12), Charge Services Support Analyst at Cerner Corporation

"Tons of work to get reach this simple goal: 'The right information, to the right person, at the right time.' The healthcare industry is not there yet, but with programs such as NSU’s Biomedical Informatics program, it will be soon."

April M. Green, M.S.B.I., ('13), Clinical Integration Specialist at Holy Cross Hospital

"This program allowed me to gain the experience that I needed in order to follow the career path that I wanted to take."

Anthony Meglino, N.C.P., M.S.B.I.,(’14), NextGen EHR Template Developer Consultant at Dell

"The program helped me turn an adversary into an opportunity. Tenacity and a strong drive led to my success in M.S.B.I. program and in my world."

Stephen Amoah, M.S.B.I. (’14), Ph.D. Student

"The faculty and staff of the NSU MS in Biomedical Informatics program are amazing! I was nervous to enroll in this program because I had little knowledge of the healthcare industry. With preparation from the pre-requisite courses, I was able to obtain an entry level position in healthcare. Approaching the end of the program, I was able to obtain a promising healthcare IT position, where I could effectively contribute my knowledge and skills at a large healthcare organization."

Kenneth Simpson, Current Student, Application System Analyst II at University of Maryland Medical System

MSN with Nursing Informatics Track

Program Goal

The Nova Southeastern University Nursing Informatics track is designed to improve access to patient information at the point of care, and enhance nursing abilities to benchmark, monitor, and audit quality measures with technology and innovation that can affect patient outcomes and higher quality care. Nursing informatics is an integral part of today'Äôs healthcare delivery system that applies information technology to the skills of nurses in healthcare and integrates the science of nursing, computer technology and information science to enhance the quality of the nursing practice.

The program is presented in an online format designed for the working nurse and offers practicum experience with M.S.N. prepared mentors. Eligible for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCCC) nursing informatics certification.

The following will be covered:

Student Tracking

Semester Course # Course Name # of Credits
Semester I
NSG 5000 Advanced Nurse Roles 3
NSG 5101 Theory & Research 3
Semester II
NSG 5111 Evidence & Practice 3
NSG 5270 Information Management 3
Semester III
NSG 5130 Health Care Policy 3
MI 5130 Database Systems in Health Care 3
Semester IV
MI 5204 Clinical Decision Support Systems 3
MI 5180 Human 'Äì Computer Interaction in Health Care Settings 3
Semester V
MI 5121 Information Systems Project Management and Leadership in Health Care 3
MI 6410 Consumer Health Informatics 3
Semester VI
NSG 5600 Nursing Informatics Practicum 3
NSG 5610 Advanced Practice in Nursing Informatics 3
Total Credits: 36

Contact Information

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