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