We offer credit and non-credit learning opportunities in a variety of subjects, from more traditional disciplines such as literature and philosophy, to business-oriented courses, to master’s degrees. Our courses are conveniently located at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center in downtown Chicago, and are primarily in the evening and on weekends, to fit the schedule of working adults. We also offer online courses, for those not located in Chicago, or who wish to study from home.
In this class, students will learn about fundamental GIS concepts while building the basic skills necessary to integrate a GIS into a decision making process.
This course will follow on from the Introduction to Bioinformatics and will include advanced topics such as: Linux and high performance computing; genomic data visualization; R programming in bioinformatics; and RNA sequencing data analysis.
This course will introduce students to advanced concepts in computer programming through real-world "end-to-end" case studies.
This course will allow students to explore the concept of big data and the analytic and clinical challenges it presents.
This course teaches students key principles of Business Continuity, Contingency, Resilience and Sustainability(CCRS) and how to develop CCRS strategies using battle-tested frameworks and data-driven methodologies.
This course focuses on evidence-based communication strategies, tools and tactics in crisis situations.
The course examines how different techniques are being applied to inform preparedness and planning decisions, in infrastructure, terrorism, supply chains, public health and other areas.
This course will provide an introductory and intermediate level overview of computer science and programming for students who are not working in technology-based professions.
Students will learn how to be good members and effective leaders of teams, committees, and other decision-making and problem-solving groups and develop strategies to build partnerships and establish networks to ensure effective response when a disaster strikes.
This course examines the various sectors that make up critical infrastructure, their associated dependencies and interdependencies, and the strategies employed at the local, state and federals levels of government and the private sector to assess vulnerability, minimize risk and confront natural and intentional threats to these vital sectors.
This course aims at highlighting core capabilities, tools, and techniques within cybersecurity by understanding fundamental cybersecurity concepts and their applications.
This course will give students an overview of computer-assisted management information and decision systems used in health organizations.
This course will focus on converting the tools of policy analysis into action and social change, addressing the regulatory, legal, and ethical issues affecting hazard and response management, privacy, and quarantine.
This course will provide students with an understanding of critical ethical, legal and social issues related to biomedical informatics, with an emphasis on policies in the US
This course will discuss the spectrum of evidence generated on emerging technology through the lens of popular culture, news and articles, primary research, and fundamental research methodologies.
This course will expose students to the tools needed for forecasting, cost analysis, procurement, and monitoring of funds.
This course familiarizes students with the fundamentals of emergency management and homeland security.
This interdisciplinary course will provide the fundamental knowledge for healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship.
This course will provide students with an understanding of healthcare information technology (HIT) standards and interoperability.
This course will focus on the epidemiologic, environmental, geopolitical, and emergency management principles unique to infectious disease emergency preparedness and response, including pandemic preparedness.
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