As an informatics Ph.D. student, you’ll conduct practical and theoretical research into areas such as complex networks and systems, human-computer interaction design, and virtual heritage. When you’ve earned your degree, you’ll have the knowledge and skills you need to become a leader in academia, government, industry, or the nonprofit sector.
Pick your specialization
While you’re doing your Ph.D. research, you’ll work in several disciplines, but you’ll also choose an area, or track, in which to specialize.
- Animal Informatics
- Complex Networks and Systems
- Computing, Culture, and Society
- Human-Computer Interaction/Design
- Health Informatics
- Intelligent and Interactive Systems
- Security Informatics
- Virtual Heritage
Choose a minor
All Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering doctoral students are required to complete either a minor within the school or an approved minor outside the school. Your minor should relate to your research, as determined by your advisory committee.
To learn about Ph.D. minors outside of Luddy, visit the websites of IU Bloomington’s other degree-granting colleges and schools.