University of Massachusetts - Boston

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University of Massachusetts - Boston
Type Public
Established 1964 (1964)
Chancellor J. Keith Motley
President Marty Meehan
Provost Winston Langley
Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Boston blue and white
Nickname Beacons

University of Massachusetts Boston, also known as UMass Boston, is an urban public research university located in Boston, Massachusetts, United States and a member of the five-campus University of Massachusetts system. Its 11 schools and colleges confer bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees while also offering certificate programs and corporate, continuing, and distance learning programs. UMass Boston is classified as a research university with high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[1] The university enrolled more than 17,000 students, and its graduate nursing programs ranked 52 and 58 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:

Master's in Information Technology, with a career path in Heath Care IT
30 credit hours over 10 classes
Available online? Yes
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. Retrieved 01 December 2016. 
  2. "University of Massachusetts--Boston". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 01 December 2016.