University of North Carolina - Charlotte

University of North Carolina - Charlotte
Type Public
Established 1946 (1946)
Chancellor Philip L. Dubois
Provost Joan Lorden
Dean Christine Reed Davis
Location Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Campus Suburban
Colors Green and white
Nickname 49ers
Website uncc.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=18797

University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte or UNCC) is a public research university located in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. The university offers more than 190 different undergraduate and graduate programs across its 10 colleges and schools.[1] UNO is classified as a research university with high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[2] The university enrolled nearly 28,000 students, and it ranked 202 among national universities according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[3]

Informatics programs

Bioinformatics

The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

Minor in Bioinformatics and Genomics
15 credit hours over five courses
Available online? No
Program URL: http://bioinformatics.uncc.edu/degree-programs/undergraduate-minor-bioinformatics-and-genomics

B.S. in Computer Science, Bioinformatics Concentration
120 credit hours, 21–23 of which are concentration requirements
Available online? No
Program URL: http://bioinformatics.uncc.edu/academics/academic-programs/computer-science-bioinformatics-concentration-bs

M.S. in Bioinformatics
34 credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? No
Program URL: http://bioinformatics.uncc.edu/academics/academic-programs/bioinformatics-ms-program

Ph.D. in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
?? credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL: http://bioinformatics.uncc.edu/educational-opportunities/academic-programs/bcb-phd-program

Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics (two versions)
Bioinformatics Technology: 15 credit hours; Bioinformatics Applications: 12 credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL: http://bioinformatics.uncc.edu/educational-opportunities/bioinformatics-graduate-certificates

Health and clinical informatics

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

P.S.M. in Health Informatics
35 credit hours, completed in roughly two years; "The PSM does not have a thesis requirement, instead all students are required to participate in an internship/practicum lasting a minimum of 160 project hours."
Available online? No
Program URL: http://hi.uncc.edu/academics

Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics
15 credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL: http://hi.uncc.edu/academics

Internship in Health Informatics
See the program URL for details.
Available online? No
Program URL: http://hi.uncc.edu/academics/internship

Additional external links

References

  1. "Academics". University of North Carolina at Charlotte. http://www.uncc.edu/landing/academics. Retrieved 07 November 2016. 
  2. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. http://carnegieclassifications.iu.edu/lookup/standard.php. Retrieved 07 December 2016. 
  3. "University of North Carolina--Charlotte". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/unc-charlotte-2975. Retrieved 07 December 2016.