Temple University

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Temple University
Type Public
Established 1884 (1884)
President Richard M. Englert
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Cherry and white
Nickname Owls
Website temple.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=19312

Temple University (commonly referred to as Temple) is a state-related public doctoral university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Temple University offers more than 400 degree programs at 17 schools and colleges and five professional schools, including programs in art, business, communications, education, engineering, liberal arts, music, science, and the health professions. Temple is classified as a research university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[1] The university enrolled over 38,000 students, and it ranked 118 among national universities and 56 among "Top Public Schools" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

P.S.M. in Bioinformatics
30 credit hours, including internship, completed in roughly two years; evening classes available
Available online? No
Program URL: https://bioinformatics.cst.temple.edu/about

Health and clinical informatics

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

B.S. in Health Information Management
123 credit hours; "Students enrolled in the HIM program and in the last term of study are eligible to apply for and sit for the examination of the American Health Information Management Association for the nationally recognized certification as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)."
Available online? No
Program URL: https://www.temple.edu/academics/degree-programs/health-information-management-major-hp-him-bshim

M.S. in Health Informatics
30 credit hours, completed in roughly two years; evening classes available
Available online? No
Program URL: https://www.temple.edu/academics/degree-programs/health-informatics-ms-hp-hlti-ms

Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics
12 credit hours
Available online? Yes
Program URL: https://www.temple.edu/academics/degree-programs/health-informatics-certificate-graduate-hp-hlti-grad

Additional external links


  1. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. http://carnegieclassifications.iu.edu/lookup/standard.php. Retrieved 22 November 2016. 
  2. "Temple University". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/temple-university-3371. Retrieved 22 November 2016.