Where Information and Technology Meet

Informatics is the art, science and human dimensions of information technology.  It is information technology applied to human problems.  Informatics as a discipline is closely related to, but distinct from, such fields as computer science, information science and other traditional disciplines related to information technology.

Informatics is more general, basic and applied than any of these related disciplines: more general, in that it emphasizes breadth across issues in all of the related disciplines, and includes social and ethical issues regarding the information revolution — more basic, in that it examines foundational questions about the very nature of information and computation — more applied, since the aim is to produce qualified information technology professionals to meet the rapidly rising need.

New cognates available

Employment Possibilities

Graduates could expect to find employment in a wide array of jobs. Qualifications for specific employment options vary depending on the structure and the nature of an individual’s program of study. The possibilities include such positions as:

  • Web Developer
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Medical Records Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Bio-technologist
  • Statistician
  • and many more

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Informatics Program
Hayes Hall
Indiana University East
2325 Chester Blvd.
Richmond, IN 47374
Phone 765-973-8343

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