Computing technology is critical to every industry including Healthcare, Business, Media/Entertainment, Sports, Government, and the Church. These industries need individuals who understand how to use and apply technology and can develop applications to that serve the needs of practitioners, patients, customers, and clients.
Informatics prepares students to use and apply the latest computing technology. Students gain expertise in software development with an emphasis on creating web/mobile applications. They also get experience working with computing hardware, databases, networks, and data analytics.
In addition to technical skills, the program requires a minor in one of the many areas that benefit from computing technology. Some possible minors include: Business, Accounting, Management, Film, Graphic Design, English, Communication, Agriculture, Religion, and Missions.