Northwestern University

Northwestern University
Type Private non-profit
Established 1851 (1851)
President Morton O. Schapiro
Provost Daniel I. Linzer
Location Evanston, Illinois, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Purple
Nickname Wildcats
Website northwestern.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=18290

Northwestern University (NU) is a private non-profit research university based in Evanston, Illinois, with campuses in Chicago, Illinois and Doha, Qatar. The university is composed of twelve schools and colleges. Northwest is classified as a research university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[1] The university enrolled almost 21,000 students, and it ranked 12 among national universities and 13 in "Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs

Bioinformatics

The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

Ph.D. in Bioinformatics
?? credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/cehs/phd-program/tracks/biomedical-informatics.html


Health and clinical informatics

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

M.S. in Health Informatics (with three specializations)
"MHI students come from a range of backgrounds that are reflected in three distinct program specializations: Clinical Informatics, Health Technology Informatics, and Health Administration Informatics." Credit hours may vary per program.
Available online? Yes
Program URL: http://sps.northwestern.edu/program-areas/graduate/health-informatics/


Ph.D. in Health and Biomedical Informatics
?? credit hours, "emphasis on clinical informatics, clinical research informatics, and public health informatics"
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/cehs/phd-program/tracks/biomedical-informatics.html


Predoctoral Fellowship in Health Services and Outcomes Research
"One year with possibility of one year renewal. Supports tuition and stipend (at Chicago Campus level)"
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/cehs/phd-program/fellowship.html

Additional external links

References

  1. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. http://carnegieclassifications.iu.edu/lookup/standard.php. Retrieved 17 November 2016. 
  2. "Northwestern University". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/northwestern-1739. Retrieved 17 November 2016.