University of Kansas

University of Kansas
Type Public
Established 1865 (1865)
Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little
Provost Neeli Bendapudi
Location Lawrence, Kansas, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Blue and crimson
Nickname Jayhawks
Website ku.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=18385

University of Kansas, often referred to as KU or Kansas, is a public research university located in Lawrence, Kansas, United States. KU branch campuses are located in the cities of Wichita, Overland Park, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas, which houses the university's Medical Center and University Hospital. The university offers more than 370 degree programs across its 13 schools.[1] KU is classified as a research university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[2] The university enrolled more than 27,000 students, and it ranked 118 among national universities and 56 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:

Ph.D. in Computational Biology
?? credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL: http://bioinformatics.ku.edu/phd-program-1


Health and clinical informatics

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

M.S. in Health Informatics
40 credit hours, completed in roughly two years (Offered through Medical Center)
Available online? Partially
Program URL: http://www.kumc.edu/health-informatics/master-in-health-informatics.html


Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics
19 credit hours with mentored practicum; "All courses are offered online with the exception of the practicum which can be taken at a location near the student, provided that all advance requirements are met." (Offered through Medical Center)
Available online? Mostly
Program URL: http://www.kumc.edu/health-informatics/post-masters-certificate.html


Graduate Leadership Certificate in Healthcare Informatics (Nursing School)
19–20 credit hours (Offered through Medical Center)
Available online? Yes
Program URL: http://nursing.kumc.edu/academics/certificate-programs/healthcare-informatics-certificate.html


Nursing informatics

The following nursing informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S.N. in Nursing Informatics
37 credit hours, completed in roughly two years (Offered through Medical Center)
Available online? Yes
Program URL: http://nursing.kumc.edu/academics/master-of-science/nursing-informatics.html


D.N.P. in Nursing Informatics
71 credit hours (Offered through Medical Center)
Available online? Yes
Program URL: http://nursing.kumc.edu/academics/doctor-of-nursing-practice/nursing-informatics.html


Additional external links

References

  1. "About KU". University of Kansas. https://www.ku.edu/about/. 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 Kansas". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/ku-1948. Retrieved 30 November 2016.