It’s about using technology to solve problems by creating unique approaches and strategies to improve healthcare, battle poverty, protect the environment, and so much more.
You can construct health information systems that will study the needs of doctors, nurses, patients, and health care organizations by allowing providers to share information, stay up to date on the latest treatments, and discover new methods of healthcare delivery that can save lives.
You can take technology into the natural world to help map the human genome, study how people perceive and process information, or develop ways to create clean, renewable energy that can help the environment.
You can analyze customer data to present a better experience for users, offer new opportunities for business to become more efficient, or establish your own start-up company that can change everything.
From music to mathematics, from psychology to security, informatics will give you the foundational skills needed to bridge the gap between technology and people. Our program provides students with the technical and practical knowledge needed to prepare you for a career in a high-demand field.
Students in our program learn a wide range of skills that gives them the flexibility to succeed in nearly every domain. They learn the highly sought fundamentals of programming. They learn the social and organizational skills needed to grow a business or develop their own. They learn how to design and prototype user-friendly designs, and they learn how all of those skills can be applied to tackle real-world problems.
Informatics doesn’t just prepare you for a job. It opens the door to a career. Every new technology creates an opportunity for informatics to play a role, creating a tomorrow with endless opportunity and a limitless future.
Informatics will teach you the foundations of how technology works and how you can leverage those foundations on a broader scale to impact the world.