University of Tennessee Health Science Center

University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Type Public medical
Established 1911 (1911)
Chancellor Steve J. Schwab
Location Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Campus Urban
Website uthsc.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=19441

University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is a public health science education and research university with clinical care facilities, located in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. The Health Science Center is part of the statewide, multi-campus University of Tennessee system. The university enrolls more than 3,000 students[1], and its medical school ranked 59 nationally 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. in Health Informatics and Information Management (Entry-Level)
61 credit hours; Other than stating that no bachelor's degree is required, it's not entirely clear how this program works. (Is it a B.S + M.S.?) They state the program "is accredited under the HIIM Baccalaureate Degree Curriculum requirements."
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.uthsc.edu/health-professions/him/graduate/index.php


M.S. in Health Informatics and Information Management (Post-Graduate)
33 credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.uthsc.edu/health-professions/him/masters/index.php


Ph.D. in Health Informatics and Information Management
77 credit hours, "with 36 required course hours, 15 elective course hours, 18 dissertation hours and 8 seminar hours."
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.uthsc.edu/health-professions/him/doctoral-courses.php


Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics and Information Management
9 credit hours over three courses
Available online? Yes
Program URL: http://catalog.uthsc.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=1082


Additional external links

References

  1. "About UTHSC". University of Tennessee Health Science Center. https://www.uthsc.edu/about/. Retrieved 09 December 2016. 
  2. "University of Tennessee Health Science Center". U.S. News & World Report - Best Graduate Schools. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-graduate-schools/university-of-tennessee-health-science-center--83. Retrieved 09 December 2016.