Informatics goes beyond hardware and software, studying how the world uses technology to communicate, work, and engage. As an informatics student, you’ll learn how people and information systems connect, and then apply that knowledge to solve issues facing business, healthcare, science, the arts and more. You can design, implement and evaluate information technology tools that turn data into solutions, advance business, support healthcare and improve any number of industries. You will choose a specialization that supports you career interests, and curriculum integrates computing, social science, and information systems design.
Skills and abilities this major develops include: analytical and problem-solving skilling, specific computer skills (design, coding, etc.) creative thinking, communication, and teamwork skills.