University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Type Public medical
Established 1911 (1911)
Chancellor Steve J. Schwab
Location Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Campus Urban
Website uthsc.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=19441

University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is a public health science education and research university with clinical care facilities, located in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. The Health Science Center is part of the statewide, multi-campus University of Tennessee system. The university enrolls more than 3,000 students[1], and its medical school ranked 59 nationally according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

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

M.S. in Health Informatics and Information Management (Entry-Level)
61 credit hours; Other than stating that no bachelor's degree is required, it's not entirely clear how this program works. (Is it a B.S + M.S.?) They state the program "is accredited under the HIIM Baccalaureate Degree Curriculum requirements."
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.uthsc.edu/health-professions/him/graduate/index.php


M.S. in Health Informatics and Information Management (Post-Graduate)
33 credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.uthsc.edu/health-professions/him/masters/index.php


Ph.D. in Health Informatics and Information Management
77 credit hours, "with 36 required course hours, 15 elective course hours, 18 dissertation hours and 8 seminar hours."
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.uthsc.edu/health-professions/him/doctoral-courses.php


Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics and Information Management
9 credit hours over three courses
Available online? Yes
Program URL: http://catalog.uthsc.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=1082


Additional external links

References

  1. "About UTHSC". University of Tennessee Health Science Center. https://www.uthsc.edu/about/. Retrieved 09 December 2016. 
  2. "University of Tennessee Health Science Center". U.S. News & World Report - Best Graduate Schools. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-graduate-schools/university-of-tennessee-health-science-center--83. Retrieved 09 December 2016.