University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh
Type State-related (public-private)
Established 1787 (1787)
Chancellor Patrick D. Gallagher
Provost Patricia E. Beeson
Location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Blue and gold
Nickname Panthers
Website pitt.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=19332

University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) is a state-related (public-private hybrid) research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The university also includes four undergraduate schools located at campuses within Western Pennsylvania: Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown, and Titusville. The university is organized into 17 colleges, schools, and centers which offer more than 500 academic certificate and degree programs.[1] Pitt 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 28,600 students, and it ranked 68 among national universities and 24 among "Top Public Schools" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[3]

Informatics programs

Bioinformatics

The following bioinformatics- and health/clinical informatics related options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Biomedical Informatics
36 credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.dbmi.pitt.edu/training-programs/masters


Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics
72 credit hours; See program URL for requirements.
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.dbmi.pitt.edu/content/doctoral-degree-0


M.D./Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics
72 credit hours; "Program requirements for the PhD and the MD/PhD are very similar except that the MD/PhD students receive credit for medical school coursework completed prior to entering the BMI program. To remain in the MD / PhD program, it is critical to complete the dissertation defense by October of the sixth year..."
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.dbmi.pitt.edu/training-programs/md-phd-degree


Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Informatics
15 credit hours; "...each certificate trainee’s program of study will be developed in collaboration with, and with the approval of, his/her biomedical informatics advisor."
Available online? No
Program URL: http://nursing.iupui.edu/graduate/programs/informatics-certificate/index.shtml


Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Informatics (Online)
15 credit hours; "...each certificate trainee’s program of study will be developed in collaboration with, and with the approval of, his/her biomedical informatics advisor."
Available online? Yes
Program URL: http://www.dbmi.pitt.edu/training-programs/online-certificate-program


Fellowship Program in Biomedical Informatics
See program URL for details.
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.dbmi.pitt.edu/node/307


Nursing informatics

The following nursing informatics options exist for potential students:

Postgraduate Nursing Minor in Nursing Informatics
10.5 credit hours; "The Minor in Nursing Informatics is available to enrolled University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing graduate students."
Available online? Yes
Program URL: http://www.nursing.pitt.edu/degree-programs/msndnp-program-minors/nursing-informatics-minor


M.S.N. in Nursing Informatics
37 credit hours; "Graduates of the Nursing Informatics MSN are eligible for the Nursing Informatics Certification Exam, offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)..."
Available online? Yes
Program URL: http://www.nursing.pitt.edu/degree-programs/master-science-nursing-msn/msn-program-majors/nursing-informatics-online


Additional external links

References

  1. "Fact Book 2017: University of Pittsburgh" (PDF). University of Pittsburgh. December 2016. pp. 87. http://pre.ir.pitt.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Fact-Book-2017.pdf. Retrieved 07 December 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 Pittsburgh". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/university-of-pittsburgh-3379. Retrieved 07 December 2016.