The Bachelor of Science in Informatics in the College of Continuing and Professional Studies includes a common core of courses plus three alternative tracks of study. These tracks are:
(a) Health Information Technology
(b) Web Development and Human Computer Interaction
(c) General Informatics
Field of informatics
Informatics is a broad academic field, which combines solid grounding in computer programming, mathematics, and statistics with study of the ethical and social science aspects of complex information systems. Students in an informatics program develop the skills to design, implement, and evaluate the next generation of information technology tools for different disciplines.
In addition to general education and elective course work, the Bachelor of Science in Informatics requires 33 semester hours in Informatics core courses, plus 15 semester hours from one of three tracks. A total of 120 semester hours are required for degree completion. Please see details of degree requirements here.
The College of Continuing and Professional Studies also offers a minor in Informatics.
Click here for details about the Informatics Minor.
Potential careers for graduates
- Application developer
- Business analyst
- Clinic health informatics specialist
- Database administrator
- Data Mining Specialist
- EMR analyst
- Healthcare data analyst
- Human-computer Interaction designer
- Information system officer
- Network administrator
- Quality assurance specialist
- Multimedia designer
- Software engineer
- System analyst
- User interface designer
Feng Liu, Ph. D.
Phone: (678) 547-6046
Informatics Program Coordinator
Assistant Professor of Informatics