University of Wisconsin - Madison

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University of Wisconsin - Madison
Type Public
Established 1848 (1848)
Chancellor Rebecca Blank
Location Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Cardinal and white
Nickname Badgers
Website wisc.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=19689

University of Wisconsin – Madison (also known as University of Wisconsin, UW–Madison, or simply Madison) is a public research university in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. The university is organized into 24 schools and colleges offering more than 200 undergraduate and 250 graduate programs.[1] Madison 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 43,000 students, and it ranked 44 among all national universities and 10 among "Top Public Schools" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[3]

Informatics programs

Bioinformatics

The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics
12 credit hours; "This certificate program may also serve as a distributed minor."
Available online? No
Program URL: https://www.biostat.wisc.edu/content/graduate-certificate-bioinformatics


Health and clinical informatics

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

M.S. in Biomedical Data Science
31 credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? No
Program URL: https://www.biostat.wisc.edu/content/ms_program_in_biomedical_data_science


Fellowship in Biomedical Data Science
"Predoctoral traineeships are generally awarded for a three-year period and postdoctoral traineeships are generally awarded for a two-year period."
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.cibm.wisc.edu/


Additional external links

References

  1. "Academics". University of Wisconsin – Madison. http://www.wisc.edu/academics/. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  2. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. http://carnegieclassifications.iu.edu/lookup/standard.php. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  3. "University of Wisconsin - Madison". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/university-of-wisconsin-3895. Retrieved 14 December 2016.