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From the Internet to multimedia displays to social media, informaticians design innovative ways to help people interact with technology and new ways for users to create and share information.

Our program provides you with the technological tools needed to store, translate and present data. Your information enabling expertise is marketable knowledge that helps people solve problems.

Informatics can be applied and utilized in any field, from smartphones to medical research. You will have the option of entering any technological field where your understanding of information technology, software development and human-computer interaction will be key.

Some common professions for informatics engineers include:

  • user experience designer
  • usability engineer
  • information architect
  • interaction and instructional designer
  • IT consultant and digital artist
  • e-commerce and multimedia specialist
  • business analyst

At ASU you will be a part of our interdisciplinary program, where you can specialize your degree to focus on your interests in informatics.

You will learn how people interact with information technology and how different applications and uses affect how a person interprets and understands information.

You will help make computer technology a significant player in addressing human problems.

Learn more about our Informatics degree programs

Admission Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.

Fulton Schools of Engineering

Application Deadlines


Priority – February 15 Final – July 1


Priority – October 15 Final – December 1

Financing Your Education

Scholarships Find and apply for relevant scholarships. Financial Aid ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.

Davenn | Informatics

Coming out of high school, Davenn M. had no idea what he wanted to do. He knew he loved math and the problem-solving of engineering—and ended up trying a couple of different engineering programs before finding the perfect match: informatics. Outside of the classroom, Davenn is involved in Devils Advocates, a group that serves as a point-of-contact to help new students on campus and gives tours and shares insights on the ASU experience with prospective students. Read more