University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo
Type Public
Established 1956 (1956)
Chancellor Tom Jenkins
President Feridun Hamdullahpur
Location Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Campus Urban
Colors Gold, black, and white
Nickname Warriors
Website uwaterloo.ca
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=10875

University of Waterloo (commonly referred to as Waterloo, UW, or UWaterloo) is a public research university located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The university also boasts four satellite campuses and four affiliated university colleges. The university is organized into six faculties and 11 schools offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs.[1] The university enrolled more than 31,700 students, and it ranked 240 among the world's universities and ninth in Canada, scoring high marks (rank of 18) for it computer science program according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs

Bioinformatics

The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

B.S. in Computer Science or Mathematics, Bioinformatics Option
?? credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL: https://math.uwaterloo.ca/computer-science/future-undergraduate-students/undergraduate-programs-courses/bioinformatics

Health and clinical informatics

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

Minor in Health Informatics
"Successful completion of 20.0 units, including the requirements for the Honours Health Studies degree."
Available online? No
Program URL: https://uwaterloo.ca/public-health-and-health-systems/current-undergraduate-students/majors-minors-specializations/health-informatics-option

M.S. in Health Informatics
?? credit hours over 10 courses, with four-month practicum of 420 hours; completed in roughly two years
Available online? Yes
Program URL: https://uwaterloo.ca/public-health-and-health-systems/future-graduate-students/professional-programs/master-health-informatics

Additional external links

References

  1. "Waterloo Facts". University of Waterloo. https://uwaterloo.ca/about/who-we-are/waterloo-facts. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  2. "University of Waterloo". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://www.usnews.com/education/best-global-universities/university-of-waterloo-499966. Retrieved 14 December 2016.