(Online) Nursing Informatics

SchoolSchool of Nursing and Midwifery
DepartmentDepartment of Nursing Informatics
DegreeM.Sc. (Master of Science)

 Program Description:

The rapid adoption of information technology systems in health care organizations has created a tremendous opportunity for informatics nurse specialists in a wide range of nursing disciplines. Nursing informatics brings about learning opportunities for an effective use of information technology in nursing duties to improve clinical nursing care. Nursing Informatics curriculum (1987) and the first NI Master Specialty were offered in 1988; followed by identifying competencies (1998), the first NI summer institute was founded at Maryland University in 1999. NI is offered in many universities (mostly in USA) now.



Nursing Informatics Specialty is the integration of nursing science, computer science, and information science. Nursing Informatics supports nurses, patients, service recipients, communities, stakeholders, and treatment teams in decision-making to facilitate the achievement of desired outcomes through the use of information structures and processes and information technology.



The main objective of this program is to acquire new perspectives on the use of knowledge and information in nursing practice. Students will gain informatics knowledge and skills to play the role while becoming familiar with the roles of an informatics nurse specialist. In the future, they will become a contributing member of the nursing informatics community in local, national and international communities

Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requiremetns:   

Holding a Bachelor’s degree (BSc) in Nursing, or holding a master’s degree (MSc) in different fields of Nursing or a PhD in Nursing.

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved related Degree program and should be proficient in English .

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

Duration: 2.5 years


Courses and number of credits:

Compulsory core credits:            28 credits

Thesis:                                          4 credits

Total:                                           32 credits


Program Curriculum

For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of  Nursing Informatics

Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of Nursing Informatics Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person :

 Parastoo Yazdani- Dr. Asieh Darvish

Tel.:  (+98 21)  88953055

Email  : online_edu@tums.ac.ir - asiehdarvish@gmail.com

Address: No.25, Hojatdoost St.,Felestin St.,Keshavarz Blvd., Tehran 1416634793,Iran

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8891 2090-93, Ext.: 166

Email: admission@tums.ac.ir

Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran


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