University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania
Type Private non-profit
Established 1740 (1740)
President Amy Gutmann
Provost Vincent Price
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Red and blue
Nickname Quakers
Website upenn.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=19328

University of Pennsylvania (commonly known as Penn or UPenn) is a private non-profit university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The school is organized into 12 schools offering undergraduate and graduate programs. UPenn is classified as a research university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[1] The university enrolled more than 21,000 students, and it ranked eighth among all national universities and first for its business programs according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

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

M.S.N. Minor in Health Informatics
~12 credit hours over four courses; "This minor meets the education requirement needed to apply for the National Certification Exam in Informatics (offered by the ANCC)."
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.nursing.upenn.edu/health-informatics-minor/index.php

Additional external links

References

  1. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. http://carnegieclassifications.iu.edu/lookup/standard.php. Retrieved 07 December 2016. 
  2. "University of Pennsylvania". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/university-of-pennsylvania-3378. Retrieved 07 December 2016.