MSN Curriculum                                    LHIT

This degree option consists of 39 credit hours. A student must complete 17 credit hours of MSN core courses, 3 credit hours Leadership elective, and 3 credit hours Informatics practicum through Allen College. 

Allen College Courses:

  • MSN core requirements: 17 credit hours *
  • NU542C-2 Clinical Enrichment: Informatics for 2 credit hours clinical, and 
  • NU542C-1 Clinical Enrichment: Informatics for 1 credit hour clinical
  • NUXXX Nursing Leadership elective for 3 credit hours

University of Minnesota Courses:

  • HINF 5510 Applied Health Care Databases: Database Principles and Data Evaluation (3 credits)
  • Nurs 5115 Interdisciplinary Healthcare Informatics (3 credits)
  • Nurs 5116 Consumer Health Information (1 credit)
  • Nurs 6105 System Analysis and Design (3 credits)
  • Nurs 7105 Knowledge Representation and Interoperability (2 credits)
  • Nurs 7108 Population Health Informatics (2 credits)
  • Nurs 7113 Clinical Decision Support (2 credits)

Total credit hours: 39

Course content is delivered in an online format.

In addition, students complete 16 credit hours of Leadership Health Informatics Technology (LHIT) coursework through the University of Minnesota.