University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston

University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston
Type Public
Established 1972 (1972)
President Giuseppe N. Colasurdo
Location Houston, Texas, United States
Campus Urban
Website uth.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=19522

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is a public health science education and research university with clinical care facilities, located in Houston, Texas, United States. The university is organized into six schools serving more than 4,500 students.[1] UTHealth ranked 56 for its graduate research 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 Biomedical Informatics (Research or Applied)
39 credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? Yes
Program URL: https://sbmi.uth.edu/prospective-students/academics/masters.htm

M.P.H. + M.S. or Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics
Two dual degree programs: "a Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics and a Master of Public Health (MS/MPH), and a Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Informatics and a Master of Public Health (PhD/MPH)."
Available online? No
Program URL: https://sbmi.uth.edu/prospective-students/academics/dual-degree.htm

Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics
93 credit hours; "Students enrolled in the doctoral program will take a set of required courses as well as a set of elective courses based on student interest, pass an advance to candidacy exam, carry out doctoral research in proposed topics, assemble a doctoral dissertation, and defend the dissertation in public."
Available online? No
Program URL: https://sbmi.uth.edu/prospective-students/academics/doctoral.htm

Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Informatics (Normal or Applied)
15 credit hours over five courses
Available online? Online or on-campus
Program URL: https://sbmi.uth.edu/prospective-students/academics/certificate.htm

Graduate Certificate in Public Health Informatics
15 credit hours over five courses
Available online? Online or on-campus
Program URL: https://sbmi.uth.edu/prospective-students/academics/certificate.htm

Nursing informatics

The following nursing informatics options exist for potential students:

D.N.P. in Nursing Informatics
?? credit hours
Available online? Partially
Program URL: https://nursing.uth.edu/prospstudent/dnp/default.htm

Additional external links

References

  1. "About UTHealth". University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston. https://www.uth.edu/index/about.htm. Retrieved 09 December 2016. 
  2. "University of Texas Health Science Center--Houston". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-graduate-schools/the-university-of-texas-health-science-center-at-houston-229300. Retrieved 09 December 2016.