University of Maryland - Baltimore

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University of Maryland - Baltimore
Type Public
Established 1807 (1807)
President Jay A. Perman
Location Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Red, gold, and black

University of Maryland, Baltimore (colloquially known as The Founding Campus, UMB, or UMAB) is a public medical- and legal-focused university located in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. It comprises some of the oldest professional schools of dentistry, law, medicine, pharmacy, social work, and nursing in the nation. It is the original campus of the University System of Maryland. The university is organized into six schools. The university enrolled 6,329 students, and its nursing programs all ranked in the top 10 according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[1]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

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

Fellowship in Clinical Informatics
"We offer a two-year fellowship program, leading to board-eligibility in the Clinical Informatics subspecialty. The program is hosted by the Department of Emergency Medicine in collaboration with faculty holding appointments in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Diagnostic Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Information Systems, and Internal Medicine."
Available online? No
Program URL:

Nursing informatics

The following nursing informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S.N. in Nursing Informatics
40 credit hours
Available online? Yes
Program URL:

Graduate Certificate in Nursing Informatics
36–38 credit hours, including practicum; "The certificate is offered entirely online except for the practicum hours that need to be completed in a select setting."
Available online? Yes
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "University of Maryland--Baltimore". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 30 November 2016.