COMSATS Institute of Information Technology

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COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
Type Public coeducational
Established 1998 (1998)
Chairman Asim Shakoor
Chancellor Federal Minister of Science and Technology, Pakistan
Rector S.M. Junaid Zaidi
Location Islamabad, Pakistan
Campus Multi-campus
Colors Blue and white

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, also known as CIIT, is a public research university in Pakistan. It is a multi-campus institute with its headquarters located in the urban area of Islamabad. Its main campus located in Chak Shahzad, Islamabad has over 5,000 students and 30,000 more students in its six satellite campuses. Its student body also includes international students from nine Countries. CIIT has 18 departments which combined offer 96 degree programs and has since inception produced more than 850 Ph.D.'s.[1]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

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

M.S. in Health Informatics
30 credit hours, completed roughly in two years; "Include[s] a mandatory research project/thesis, with a goal of producing work that may be published in peer-reviewed journals."
Available online? No
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