Rutgers University

Rutgers University
Type Public
Established 1766 (1766)
President Robert Barchi
Location New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Scarlet
Nickname Scarlet Knights
Website rutgers.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=18874

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey — commonly referred to as Rutgers University, Rutgers, or RU — is an American public research university and the largest institution for higher education in New Jersey. Rutgers has three campuses located throughout New Jersey: The New Brunswick campus in New Brunswick and adjacent Piscataway, the Newark campus, and the Camden campus. The university has additional facilities elsewhere in New Jersey. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate and 200 graduate programs across its 31 colleges and schools.[1] The university enrolled more than 49,000 students, and it ranked 70 among national universities and 25 among "Top Public Schools" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

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

B.S. in Health Information Management
120 credit hours; "The degree is offered as a solo degree from Rutgers or a joint degree with an affiliate."
Available online? No
Program URL: http://shp.rutgers.edu/dept/informatics/HIM/index.html

M.S. in Biomedical Informatics (with four specialization tracks)
36 credit hours, completed in roughly 18 months to two years; Specialization tracks: Nanomedicine and Clinical Informatics, Consumer/Patient Care Informatics, Bioinformatics, and Hospital/Healthcare Management Informatics
Available online? No
Program URL: http://shp.rutgers.edu/dept/informatics/masters.html

Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics (with four specialization tracks)
61 credit hours, including core courses, qualifying exam, dissertation, and oral exam; Specialization tracks: Nanomedicine and Clinical Informatics, Consumer/Patient Care Informatics, Bioinformatics, and Hospital/Healthcare Management Informatics; NOTE: Program was temporarily suspended as of November 2016
Available online? No
Program URL: http://shp.rutgers.edu/dept/informatics/phd.html

Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Informatics
18 credit hours over six courses
Available online? No
Program URL: http://shp.rutgers.edu/dept/informatics/certificate.html

Graduate Certificate in Health Information Management
45 credit hours; "Those with a previous bachelors degree from an accredited institution who do not wish to receive a second degree may take fewer courses and receive a certificate in HIM." students will also be eligible for the RHIA credentialing exam.
Available online? No
Program URL: http://shp.rutgers.edu/dept/informatics/HIM/2ndegree.html

Additional external links

References

  1. "Facts and Figures". Rutgers University. http://www.rutgers.edu/about/facts-figures. Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  2. "Rutgers University". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/rutgers-new-brunswick-6964. Retrieved 19 November 2016.