University of Michigan

University of Michigan
Type Public
Established 1817 (1817)
President Mark Schlissel
Provost Martha E. Pollack
Location Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Maize and blue
Nickname Wolverines
Website umich.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=18633

University of Michigan (UM, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to simply as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. The school is organized into 19 schools and colleges offering more than 265 degree programs.[1] UMich 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 43,600 students, and it ranked 27 among national universities and fourth in "Top Public Schools" and "Business Programs" 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
31 credit hours, completed in roughly two years; "Directed Research (BIOINF-599) cannot constitute more than 6 of the 31 minimum credits for the M.S."
Available online? No
Program URL: https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/dcmb/education/degrees/masters-program


Accelerated M.S. in Bioinformatics
31 credit hours; "Accepted students enroll in the Bioinformatics AMDP during the last year of undergraduate study. For the 5th year, AMDP students enroll in Rackham as an M.S. student."
Available online? No
Program URL: https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/dcmb/education/degrees/accelerated-masters-program


Ph.D. in Bioinformatics
?? credit hours; See the program URL for requirements.
Available online? No
Program URL: https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/dcmb/education/degrees/doctoral-program


Health and clinical informatics

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

M.S. in Health Informatics
~35 credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? No
Program URL: http://healthinformatics.umich.edu/academics/mhi-curriculum


Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics
18 credit hours
Available online? Yes
Program URL: https://sph.umich.edu/health-informatics-certificate/index.html


Additional external links

References

  1. "Rankings, Facts & Figures". University of Michigan. https://admissions.umich.edu/about-u-m/rankings-facts-figures. Retrieved 02 December 2016. 
  2. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. http://carnegieclassifications.iu.edu/lookup/standard.php. Retrieved 02 December 2016. 
  3. "University of Michigan". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/university-of-michigan-9092. Retrieved 02 December 2016.