Duke University

Duke University
Type Private
Established 1838 (1838)
President Richard H. Brodhead
Location Durham, North Carolina, United States
Campus Suburban
Colors Dark blue and white
Nickname Blue Devils
Website duke.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=18765

Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Duke's campus spans over 8,600 acres (3,500 hectares) on three contiguous campuses in Durham as well as a marine lab in Beaufort. Duke's research expenditures in the 2014 fiscal year were $1.037 billion, the seventh largest in the nation.[1] In 2016, Thomson Reuters named 33 of Duke's professors to its list of Highly Cited Researchers, making it fourth globally in terms of primary affiliations.[2] Duke also ranks fifth among national universities to have produced Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Goldwater, and Udall Scholars.[3]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

Ph.D. in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
24 graded credits plus 18 hours of RCR training
Available online? No
Program URL: https://genome.duke.edu/education/CBB

Graduate Certificate in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Two core and one elective course, plus four semesters of a related seminar
Available online? No
Program URL: https://genome.duke.edu/education/cbb/computational-biology-bioinformatics-certificate

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

D.N.P. or Ph.D. in Nursing, specialty of Health Informatics
"While the foci of the DNP and PhD degrees differ, students pursuing either degree may elect health informatics as the topic of their doctoral research."
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.dukeinformatics.org/education/health-informatics-programs-available-at-duke/doctor-of-nursing-practice-doctor-of-philosophy/

Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics
19 credit hours
Available online? Yes
Program URL: https://nursing.duke.edu/academics/programs/msn/health-informatics-graduate-certificate

Fellowship in Clinical Informatics
"[T]wo-year program aligned with the Duke academic calendar for graduate programs"
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.dukeinformatics.org/education/clinical-informatics-fellowship/

Nursing informatics

The following nursing informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S.N. in Nursing Informatics
"[R]equires completion of six core nursing courses, six health informatics courses, and a practicum project"
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.dukeinformatics.org/education/health-informatics-programs-available-at-duke/master-of-science-in-nursing-and-post-master2019s-certificate/

Additional external links


  1. "Rankings by total R&D expenditures". Academic Institution Profiles. National Science Foundation. http://ncsesdata.nsf.gov/profiles/site;jsessionid=519A925E61C6701A1CAB3D9DDC0EE0B8?method=rankingBySource&ds=herd. Retrieved 03 November 2016. 
  2. "Highly Cited Researchers". Thomson Reuters. 2016. http://hcr.stateofinnovation.thomsonreuters.com/. Retrieved 03 November 2016. 
  3. "Top Scholar Rankings: 1986–2015" (PDF). Kansas State University. May 2015. Archived from the original on 29 June 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160629155924/http://www.k-state.edu/media/achievements/pdfs/2015%20May%20Top_scholar_rankings_private_and_public_4.pdf. Retrieved 03 November 2016.