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Nursing Informatics

Learn to lead with data by earning your Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) on the Nursing Informatics track at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston.

Nursing Informatics at a Glance

Data can be the key to positive change if you know how to analyze, manage, and apply it. Designed in partnership with the School of Biomedical Informatics at UTHealth Houston, our Nursing Informatics track integrates nursing science with multiple information and analytical sciences to empower our graduates to improve health care systems. Earn your DNP through the only specialty track of its kind in Texas.

Admit Terms

Fall and Spring

Average Completion

Eight semesters

Credit Requirement

50 credit hours

Educational Mode

Mostly online with on-campus opportunities

Enrollment Level

Part time

Estimated Tuition

Among the lowest in the state

Affordable Nursing Informatics Education

Our Doctor of Nursing Practice program offers affordable tuition, accessible course delivery online and in person, and real-world experiences. By completing your DNP on the Nursing Informatics track, you will graduate ready to harness the power of data to benefit diverse patient populations.

Meet student Beaula Thomas

Beaula Thomas, MSN, RN, wants to make sure nurses have the support they need to effectively use emerging technologies, and Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston as inspired her to be a leader in the field of nursing informatics.


Meet Dr. Brixey

Each DNP student at Cizik School of Nursing is assigned an advisor to guide them toward achieving their academic goals. One of these expert faculty members award-winning Associate Professor Juliana J. Brixey, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, who has been named a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association.

Accessible DNP Nursing Informatics Track

Our part-time curriculum plan offers flexibility to accommodate working nurses seeking to expand their horizons. Our hybrid format offers online lectures with opportunities build relationships with faculty and classmates face to face.

flexible leadership

Data Discoveries across Disciplines

Interprofessional collaboration is key to meaningful health care data collection, management, and analysis, and it is a cornerstone of the DNP program at Cizik School of Nursing. As Nursing Informatics student, you may work with colleagues in any of UTHealth Houston’s seven schools, including the McWilliams School of Biomedical Informatics. You will also interact with health care systems within the Texas Medical Center and across the state.



Get Started Today

A DNP on the Nursing Informatics track at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston can add up to meaningful career advancement. We are here to help you take your next step. 

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