Misericordia University

Misericordia University
Type Private
Established 1924 (1924)
Affiliation Roman Catholic (Sisters of Mercy)
President Thomas Botzman
Dean Amy Lahart
Location Dallas, Pennsylvania, United States
Campus Suburban
Colors Blue and yellow
Nickname Cougars
Website misericordia.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=19240

Misericordia University is a Catholic, co-educational liberal arts university located on a 100-acre campus in Dallas, Pennsylvania, near the cities of Wilkes-Barre and Scranton within the Diocese of Scranton. Originally founded by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, the university offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees as well as post-master's and post-bachelor's certificates. The university enrolled 3,065 students, and it ranked 44 among Northern regional universities and 25 in "Best Value Schools" in U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[1]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

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

M.S. in Health Care Informatics
36 credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? "Delivered predominantly online"
Program URL: http://www.misericordia.edu/page.cfm?p=1116

Graduate Certificate in Health Care Informatics
18 credit hours across six courses, completed in one year
Available online? "Taught predominantly online"
Program URL: http://www.misericordia.edu/page.cfm?p=1117

Graduate Certificate in Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) Administration
18 credit hours across six courses, completed in one year
Available online? Yes
Program URL: http://www.misericordia.edu/page.cfm?p=1118

Additional external links


  1. "Misericordia University". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/misericordia-university-3247. Retrieved 16 November 2016.