University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo
Type Public
Established 1846 (1846)
President Satish K. Tripathi
Provost Charles F. Zukoski
Location Buffalo, New York, United States
Campus Suburban
Colors Blue and white
Nickname Bulls
Website buffalo.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=19028

University at Buffalo (formally State University of New York at Buffalo) is a public research university with campuses in Buffalo and Amherst, New York, United States. It is commonly referred to as SUNY Buffalo, and it was formerly known as the University of Buffalo. The university was founded in 1846 as a private college, but in 1962 merged with the State University of New York (SUNY) system. In addition to the College of Arts and Sciences, the university houses the largest state-operated medical school, dental school, education school, business school, engineering school, and also features the only state law school, architecture and urban planning school, and pharmacy school in the state of New York. The university is classified as a research university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[1] The university enrolled nearly 30,000 students, and it ranked 99 among national universities and 43 among "Top Public Schools" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs

Bioinformatics

The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics
30 credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? No
Program URL: http://medicine.buffalo.edu/education/ggb/programs/masters.html


Ph.D. in Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics
72 credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL: http://medicine.buffalo.edu/education/ggb/programs/phd.html


Health and clinical informatics

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

M.S. in Biomedical Informatics, with five different concentrations also available
36 credit hours, completed in roughly two years; credit hours may be slightly different with the concentrations; available concentrations: Bioinformatics, Biomedical Ontology, Clinical Informatics, Public Health Informatics, Sociotechnical and Human-Centered Design
Available online? No
Program URL: http://medicine.buffalo.edu/departments/biomedical-informatics/education/masters.html


Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics, with five different concentrations also available
72 credit hours; credit hours may be slightly different with the concentrations; available concentrations: Bioinformatics, Biomedical Ontology, Clinical Informatics, Public Health Informatics, Sociotechnical and Human-Centered Design
Available online? No
Program URL: http://medicine.buffalo.edu/departments/biomedical-informatics/education/phd.html


Fellowship Program in Clinical Informatics
Two-year fellowship
Available online? No
Program URL: http://medicine.buffalo.edu/departments/biomedical-informatics/education/clinical-informatics.html


Postdoctoral Training in Biomedical Informatics
See program URL for details.
Available online? No
Program URL: http://medicine.buffalo.edu/departments/biomedical-informatics/education/postdoc.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 23 November 2016. 
  2. "University at Buffalo". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/ub-9554. Retrieved 23 November 2016.