Informatics is the bridge between technology and business. As an informatics student, you’ll learn how to use cutting-edge technologies and gain the management skills you need to get a high-paying job in businesses, health care, digital media, and more.
You can help businesses run more smoothly and more efficiently with your degree in informatics. You’ll learn how to design, create, and implement systems that fill any business’s needs and requirements with the highest level of professionalism.
Our students are in high demand – about 90 percent of our students receive job offers before graduation and go on to have careers at GE Capital, CGI, Acadian Ambulance, Enquero, Schumacher Group, and more. In fact, there is so much demand for our students that the majority of Informatics majors are working in the field while they complete their degree. We also have internships, practical training for international students, and co-ops. Our students get to work with community organizations on a variety of information technology and information systems projects, like website design, database design, mobile application development, search engine optimization, and business process modeling.
At UL Lafayette, we combine the modern disciplines in one program with six possible concentrations, so you can incorporate business, health care, computer science, visual arts with an innovative perspective. We’re constantly updating our programs and courses to meet the rapid changes in the high-tech industry.
Based on your choice of career path, you can choose a concentration that fits your interests, or you can design your own curriculum. Our concentrations are:
- Business Informatics
- Health Informatics
- Digital Media Technology
- Systems Administration
- Web Design
- Individualized Informatics
Master's Degree in Informatics
UL Lafayette's School of Computing and Informatics offers the state's only Master of Science in Informatics. Our focus is on information technology and enterprise computing, so you're prepared to design and maintain systems that solve problems in a range of industries, from health care to entertainment to governmental work.