University of Missouri - Columbia
Type Public
Established 1839 (1839)
Chancellor Henry C. "Hank" Foley
Provost Garnett S. Stokes
Location Columbia, Missouri, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Black and gold
Nickname Tigers

University of Missouri - Columbia (also Mizzou, MU, or simply University of Missouri) is a public research university located in Columbia, Missouri, United States. It is the flagship campus of the University of Missouri System, which also maintains campuses in Rolla, Kansas City, and St. Louis. The university is organized into 19 colleges and schools offering more than 300 degree programs.[1] MU 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 35,000 students, and it ranked 111 among national universities and 51 in "Top Public Schools" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[3]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

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

M.S. (Residential) in Health Informatics
?? credit hours over 12 courses, completed in roughly two years; "Students may elect to participate in a three-credit summer internship between the first and second years in the program. An internship is strongly recommended, but not required."
Available online? No
Program URL:

M.S. (Executive) in Health Informatics
33 credit hours over 9 courses "and an individual research project (6 credit hours)"; "All health informatics students are required to complete successfully an oral examination that enables the faculty to evaluate the student's competency in health services management. The evaluation takes place during the student's final semester."
Available online? No
Program URL:

Ph.D. in Informatics with a Health Informatics Emphasis
72 credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL:

Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics
12 credit hours over four courses; "Students may pursue the certificate through either the Executive mode, an online distance-learning format that incorporates on-campus weekend meetings, or the Residential mode, which includes traditional in person classes that meet two times per week."
Available online? Partially
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Undergraduate/Graduate". University of Missouri - Columbia. Retrieved 02 December 2016. 
  2. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. Retrieved 02 December 2016. 
  3. "University of Missouri". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 02 December 2016.