Informatics Minor

 

Turn information into insight

Develop versatile skills in computer science and biology.

Use technology to research scientific data and open doors to jobs in health care, business and more.

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A computer science professor and student work together on a computer program in a research lab on campus.
Facilities and resources
Conduct your research in our high-tech labs. Get access to tools that will help you study DNA sequences and complex biological structures.

Choose your minor

Contact the Academic Advising and Transfer Center to declare a minor in informatics.

Ideal majors or career paths

Informatics is a crucial tool for gaining new insights, particularly in health care. Data is collected, stored and processed to solve problems.

If you are interested in medical research or possibly a career in the medical field, informatics would be a great minor for you.

Applied mathematics, algorithms, processing, management and design are all considered elements of informatics. A strong interest in and knowledge of biology is recommended.