University of Mississippi Medical Center

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University of Mississippi Medical Center
Type Public medical
Established 1955 (1955)
Chancellor Jeffrey S. Vitter
Location Jackson, Mississippi, United States
Campus Urban

University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) is a public medical university and the health sciences arm of the University of Mississippi, located in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. UMMC is the state's only academic medical center. The university houses five health science schools: Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Health Related Professions, and Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences. UMMC is the only hospital in the state designated as a Level 1 trauma center. The university enrolled 2,385 students ('15–'16) in undergraduate and graduate programs.[1]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

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

B.S. in Health Informatics and Information Management
~120 credit hours; Available in traditional bachelor's and a "progression" version for those holding the RHIT credential
Available online? Yes
Program URL:

M.S. in Health Informatics or Health Information Management
36–42 credit hours, depending on which track you take and whether you want to be eligible for RHIT cert
Available online? Yes
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Education at UMMC". University of Mississippi Medical Center. Retrieved 02 December 2016.