As one of our featured World Changing Degrees, informatics offers the opportunity to make a difference while still providing excellent career opportunities for after graduation.
This degree offers an intersection between computer science and information systems, catering to creative, innovative students who want to combine their passions with their skills.
Informatics students have access to many opportunities for well-paid internships with top industry companies. Students can even be hired up to two years prior to graduation.
This degree is offered by the Department of Computing, which offers several other degrees including computer science, data science and information systems. The department also offers a growing network of experienced alumni.
U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018
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.