Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University
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Type Private
Established 1873 (1873)
Chairman Mark Dalton
Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos
Provost Susan R. Wente
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Campus Urban
Colors Black and old gold
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LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=19443
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| unknown = | preview = Page using Template:Infobox university with unknown parameter "_VALUE_"|ignoreblank=y | academic_affiliation| academic_affiliations| academic_staff| address| administrative_staff| affiliation| affiliations| athletics| athletics_nickname| athletics_nicknames| budget| campus| caption| chairman| chairperson| chancellor| city| closed| colors| colours| coordinates| coor| country| dean| director| doctoral| embedded| endowment| enrollment| established| faculty| footnotes| former_name| former_names| founder| founders| free| free_label| head| head_label| image| image_alt| image_name| image_size| language| latd| latin_name| latitude| latm| latNS| lats| linkedin| location| logo| logo_alt| logo_size| longd| longEW| longitude| longm| longs| map_size| mascot| mascots| module| motto| motto_lang| mottoeng| name| native_name| native_name_lang| nickname| nrhp| officer_in_charge| other| other_name| other_names| other_students| parent| postalcode| postcode| postgrad| president| principal| province| provost| pushpin_label_position| pushpin_map| pushpin_map_caption| rector| religious_affiliation| sporting_affiliations| sports| sports_nickname| sports_nicknames| staff| state| students| superintendent| type| undergrad| vice_chancellor| vice-president| website| zipcode| }} Vanderbilt University (also known informally as Vandy) is a private research university located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. The university is organized into 10 colleges and schools offering a wide variety of bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs.[1] Vanderbilt 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 12,500 students, and it ranked 15 among all national universities and sixth among "Best Colleges for Veterans" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[3]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

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

M.S. in Biomedical Informatics
30 credit hours + thesis, completed in roughly two years
Available online? No
Program URL: https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/dbmi/research-ms-and-phd-program


Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics
72 credit hours; "[S]tudents must complete a teaching practicum, pass a qualifying examination, and successfully propose and defend a dissertation."
Available online? No
Program URL: https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/dbmi/research-ms-and-phd-program


M.S. + M.D. in Biomedical Informatics
?? credit hours; "Joint degree students will complete both degrees in six years, saving one-half year in school, since medical school ordinarily takes four years and the MS in biomedical informatics two and one-half years."
Available online? No
Program URL: https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/md-dual-degree-programs


Fellowship in Medical Informatics & Quality Improvement
Two-year program; established by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Available online? No
Program URL: https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/dbmi/va-post-doctoral-fellowship-medical-informatics-quality-improvement


Nursing informatics

The following nursing informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S.N. in Nursing Informatics
39–40 credit hours; NOTE: As of December 2016, the school website says "Admissions are currently suspended for the MSN Nursing Informatics specialty. We realize demand exists for informatics nurse specialists, so we look forward to developing a revised curriculum in the near future." Check back with the school/website occasionally to see if it has been reinstated.
Available online? No
Program URL: https://nursing.vanderbilt.edu/msn/ni/index.php


Additional external links

References

  1. "Re:VU 2016". Vanderbilt University. http://www.vanderbilt.edu/about/facts/. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  2. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. http://carnegieclassifications.iu.edu/lookup/standard.php. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  3. "Vanderbilt University". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/vanderbilt-3535. Retrieved 14 December 2016.