University of Iowa

University of Iowa
Type Public
Established 1847 (1847)
President Bruce Harreld
Provost P. Barry Butler
Location Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Black and gold
Nickname Hawkeyes
Website uiowa.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=18228

University of Iowa (also known as UI, U of I, UIowa, or simply Iowa) is a public research university in Iowa City, Iowa, United States. The University of Iowa is organized into 13 colleges and divisions offering more than 200 areas of study.[1] UI is classified as a research university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[2] The university enrolled nearly 31,000 students, and it ranked 82 among national universities and 33 in "Top Public Schools" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[3]

Informatics programs

Bioinformatics

The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Bioinformatics
30 credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL: https://informatics.uiowa.edu/study-opportunities/graduate-program/bioinformatics/ms-requirements

Ph.D. in Bioinformatics
72 credit hours; "The Ph.D. also requires satisfactory performance on the comprehensive exam, and the production and formal defense of a dissertation that describes original research results."
Available online? No
Program URL: https://informatics.uiowa.edu/study-opportunities/graduate-program/bioinformatics/phd-requirements

Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics
21 credit hours; "A minimum of nine semester hours of coursework must be completed independently from other degree requirements."
Available online? No
Program URL: https://informatics.uiowa.edu/study-opportunities/graduate-program/bioinformatics/certificate-requirements

Health and clinical informatics

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

M.S. in Health Informatics
32 credit hours; "offers an M.S. thesis/non-thesis option"
Available online? No
Program URL: https://informatics.uiowa.edu/study-opportunities/graduate-program/health-informatics/ms-requirements

Ph.D. in Health Informatics
72 credit hours; "The Ph.D. also requires satisfactory performance on the comprehensive exam, and the production and formal defense of a dissertation that describes original research results."
Available online? No
Program URL: https://informatics.uiowa.edu/study-opportunities/graduate-program/health-informatics/phd-requirements

Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics
18 credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL: https://informatics.uiowa.edu/study-opportunities/graduate-program/health-informatics/certificate-requirements

Additional external links

References

  1. "Academics". University of Iowa. https://uiowa.edu/academics. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  2. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. http://carnegieclassifications.iu.edu/lookup/standard.php. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  3. "University of Iowa". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/university-of-iowa-1892. Retrieved 30 November 2016.