University of Washington

University of Washington
Type Public
Established 1861 (1861)
President Ana Mari Cauce
Location Seattle, Washington, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Purple and gold
Nickname Huskies
Website washington.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=19657

University of Washington, commonly referred to as simply Washington, UW, or informally U-Dub, is a public research university based in Seattle, Washington, United States. The university also has campuses in Tacoma and Bothell. The university is organized into 16 colleges and schools offering hundreds of undergraduate and graduate programs. U-Dub 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 45,000 students, and it ranked 54 among all national universities and 16 among "Top Public Schools" 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:

B.S. in Health Informatics and Health Information Management
??? credit hours; "Students enter the HIHIM program having already completed at least 90 transferable credits." Then must complete 76 credits. Completion time "two years for full-time students and three years for part-time students."
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.healthinformationmanagement.uw.edu/


M.S. in Health Informatics and Health Information Management
~35 credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.health-informatics.uw.edu/


M.S. in Biomedical and Health Informatics
~?? credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? No
Program URL: http://bime.uw.edu/education-programs/research-masters/


M.S. in Clinical Informatics and Patient-Centered Technologies
~30 credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? Yes
Program URL: http://clinical-informatics.uw.edu/program-information/


Ph.D. in Biomedical and Health Informatics
?? credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL: http://bime.uw.edu/education-programs/research-phd/


Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics and Health Information Management
?? credit hours over 16 courses
Available online? No
Program URL: https://www.pce.uw.edu/certificates/health-informatics-health-information-management


Postdoc Fellowship Program in Biomedical and Health Informatics
Two-year program
Available online? No
Program URL: http://bime.uw.edu/education-programs/research-postdoc/


Additional external links

References

  1. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. http://carnegieclassifications.iu.edu/lookup/standard.php. Retrieved 13 December 2016. 
  2. "University of Washington". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/university-of-washington-3798. Retrieved 13 December 2016.