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Duke University School of Nursing offers a one-year, 18-credit Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics, open as an online program to nurses or to non-nurses with a bachelor’s degree and experience in healthcare. The cost of tuition for this certificate program in academic year 2012-2013 is $24,444.

Financial Aid Information

Tuition for the Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics is charged per credit hour. To calculate tuition for the academic year, multiply the number of credit hours of enrollment by the per credit hour rate. The per-credit tuition cost for graduate studies is $1,358 for the 2012-2013 academic year. The student is responsible for the cost of housing, board, books, fees, and medical insurance. Note: Tuition and Fees are subject to change upon approval by the Board of Trustees.

Financial aid through state and federal programs is available to qualified students. Requests for information on student loans and grants can be made at the time of application by contacting the Office of Financial Aid. For general financial aid questions, email The office is located in the Duke University School of Nursing Clipp Building, 307 Trent Drive, Durham, NC, 27710.

Gainful Employment Disclosure Information

The US Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that "prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation." The information provided here is the best available to us and we hope it is helpful to our current and prospective students as they make their educational and career choices. If you have any questions regarding the data provided and what it means to you as a student, please feel free to contact the Office of Financial Aid (

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Gainful Employment Disclosure

Disclosure Period 7/1/11-6/30/12

Tuition: $24,444 *Based on 2012-13 tuition rate; subject to change
Room & Board: N/A—online program
Books & Supplies: $1290

On-time Completion Rate: 100%
Median Federal Loan Debt: $0
Median Private Loan Debt: $0
Median Finances Owed: $0