Nursing Leadership

Bouvé College of Health Sciences
Study Options
Full Time, Part Time
Full Program Description

Our graduates assume positions as leaders in the health care system and in the field of health care informatics. Health care informatics is the body of knowledge and the processes that help smooth the interface between clinical and administrative systems to improve diagnostics and treatment. It requires both a clinical background and a current knowledge of technology to bring the systems together. Northeastern’s is the first program in the northeast to introduce nursing informatics into the curriculum.

Advanced roles that graduates may practice include nurse educator, nurse administrator, nurse researcher and nurse policy analyst. Informatics specialists work with offices and health care systems as information system directors, implementation/trainers, project management consultants, or health care technology specialists to develop plans to incorporate technology into the practice.