University of Cincinnati

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University of Cincinnati
Type Public
Established 1819 (1819)
President Beverly Davenport
Provost Peter E. Landgren
Location Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Black and red
Nickname Bearcats

University of Cincinnati (commonly referred to as UC or Cincinnati) is a comprehensive public research university in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States and is a part of the University System of Ohio. The university offers nearly 380 degree-granting programs and more than 230 certificate and minor programs across its 14 colleges and schools.[1] UC 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 36,000 students, and it ranked 135 among national universities and 64 in "Top Public Schools" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[3]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics
90 credit hours; "It includes 19 core credits, six credits of general medical sciences, 12 credits of technical elective courses, with the remaining 53 credits going toward research dissertation."
Available online? No
Program URL:

Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Informatics
?? credit hours; "The core curriculum consists of 5 core courses, including the one-credit-hour, seminar-based "Topics in Biomedical Informatics," plus 2 electives for a total of 7 courses."
Available online? No
Program URL:

Health and clinical informatics

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

Associate in Health Information Systems
63 credit hours
Available online? Yes
Program URL:

B.S. in Health Information Management Administration
120 credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL:

M.S. in Health Informatics
36 credit hours over 12 courses, completed in roughly two years
Available online? Yes
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "University of Cincinnati Basic Fact Sheet Fall 2016" (PDF). University of Cincinnati. Fall 2016. Retrieved 29 November 2016. 
  2. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. Retrieved 29 November 2016. 
  3. "University of Cincinnati". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 29 November 2016.