University of Utah

Clinical Nursing Informatics

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The market demand is enormous for informatics nurses today! One career trend watcher recently named nursing informatics one of the ten hottest emerging careers in the United States. A degree in nursing informatics will allow you to lead or assist with the development, implementation and evaluation of information system applications for any area of practice. This novel area in healthcare will give you the knowledge to improve the health of consumers and improve organizational processes through information management and information technology.

At the University of Utah, you will have a unique experience as you learn with biomedical, pharmacy and other informatics students. You will take many of your courses jointly with these students and work together on projects as you learn from nationally known faculty. Also, we have a new student-centered education building, available to you around the clock.

Our programs are at the center of informatics activities at the University of Utah. Our students collaborate across many disciplines - psychology, architecture, computer science, biomedical engineering and clinical departments on fascinating projects - to develop novel designs for physiological monitors, design patient-centered decision support applications, create risk mitigation strategies for implementing solutions or develop web-based educational programs for families of NICU.

The Nursing Informatics program has superb sites for student experiences, informatics projects and employment opportunities. Sites in Utah have been at the forefront of informatics since the 1980s and continue to lead the nation in computerized solutions.

For more information on how to apply for the WRGP resident tuition rate for this program, please contact:

For Questions related to WRGP resident tuition rates and process:

Deidre Schoenfeld, Student Funding Project Administrator or (801) 585-1671

For Questions related to Academic Program (application and program info):

Shelley Kern, Program Manager or (801) 585-0878

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