WHAT IS INFORMATICS?

Informatics is the art, science, business, and technology of information. It is about making information useful and meaningful. Here at NKU’s College of Informatics we offer a 21st century perspective on the disciplines that have information at their core.

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OUR COLLEGE IS HOME TO THREE UNIQUE DEPARTMENTS

The college offers ten Bachelor’s degrees, five Master’s degrees, and a range of certificates, both graduate and undergraduate. Several of our programs are available in a variety of forms, including traditional face-to-face, fully online, and hybrid formats.

Undergraduate
Graduate
Minors
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    Business
    Informatics
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    Business Analyst
    I.T. Project Manager
    Information Assurance Specialist
    Applications Programmer
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    Communication
    Studies
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    Sales Executive
    Marketing Manager
    Community Relations Director
    Human Resources Manager
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    Computer Information
    Technology
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    Network Systems Administrator
    Web Administrator
    Hardware Installation Specialist
    Technical Support Associate
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    Computer
    Science
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    Computing Specialist
    Software Developer
    Software Engineer
    Integration Engineer
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    Data
    Science
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    Big Data Analyst
    Analytics Consultant
    Data Modeler
    Analytical Researcher and Developer
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    Electronic
    Media & Broadcasting
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    Narrative Filmmaker
    Documentarian
    Sports/News Production Professional
    Commercial Director
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    Journalism
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    Newspaper Reporter
    Broadcast Journalist
    Photo Journalist
    Multimedia Journalist
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    Library
    Informatics
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    Library Technician
    Information Architect
    Information Technology Specialist
    Circulation Attendant
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    Media
    Informatics
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    Mobile-App Game Developer
    Interactive Web Designer
    Animator

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    Public
    Relations
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    Public Information Officer
    Promotions Coordinator
    Agency Account Executive
    Employee Relations Manager
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    Business
    Informatics, M.S.
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    I.T. Manager
    Business Intelligence Manager
    Information Security Manager
    Applications Development Manager
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    Communication M.A.
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    Sales Executive
    Marketing Manager
    Community Relations Director
    Human Resources Manager
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    Computer Information
    Technology, M.S.
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    Network Systems Administrator
    Web Administrator
    Hardware Installation Specialist
    Technical Support Associate
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    Computer
    Science, M.S.
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    Computing Specialist
    Software Developer
    Software Engineer
    Integration Engineer
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    Health
    Informatics, M.S.
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    Hospital Director of Information Systems
    or Chief Information Officer
    Healthcare Information Systems Consultant
    Healthcare Information Systems Analyst
    Healthcare Data Analyst/Researcher
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    Business
    Informatics
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    I.T. Project Manager
    Business Analyst
    Information Assurance Specialist
    Applications Programmer
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    Computer
    Forensics
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    Digital Investigator
    Evidence Examiner


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    Communication
    Studies
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    Executive
    Marketing Manager
    Community Relations Director
    Human Resources Manager
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    Computer
    Science
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    Computing Specialist
    Software Developer
    Software Engineer
    Integration Engineer
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    Computer
    Information Technology
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    Network Systems Administrator
    Web Administrator
    Hardware Installation Specialist
    Technical Support Associate
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    Electronic
    Media & Broadcasting
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    Narrative Filmmaker
    Documentarian
    Sports/News Production Professional
    Commercial Director
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    Information
    Security
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    Information Security Professional
    Security Analyst


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    Journalism
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    Newspaper Reporter
    Broadcast Journalist
    Photo Journalist
    Multimedia Journalist
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    Media
    Informatics
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    Mobile-App Game Developer
    Interactive Web Designer
    Animator

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    Pop
    Culture
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    Public Relations Manager
    Multimedia Journalist
    Blogger

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    Health
    Informatics
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    Hospital Director of Information Systems
    or Chief Information Officer
    Healthcare Information Systems Consultant
    Healthcare Information Systems Analyst
    Healthcare Data Analyst/Researcher
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HIT THE GROUND RUNNING

GET REAL WORLD EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION THROUGH OUR TWO CENTERS

The Center for Applied Informatics (CAI) offers students the opportunity to work with business and non-profit clients on cutting-edge informatics projects, while the Center for Information Security (CIS) is NKU’s hub for information security research and education.

 

 

 

 

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    Northern Kentucky University’s M.B.I. program ranked as one of the top in the nation

    “The Financial Engineer Times ranked Northern Kentucky University 11th…in its 2016 list of best business analytics programs in the United States.”Read More

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    NKU broadens programs in Sri Lanka

    “We live in a global world and so many times we get stuck in our own tiny little part of it and we think that that is everything…”Read More

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    Robotic friend hopes to help Newport Police

    “The class used Raspberry Pi, a credit card sized computer, to help design a robot that will help protect the lives of officers in the future.”Read More

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    UpTech names COI’s Kirby to Board of Directors

    “UpTech, the Covington-based informatics accelerator, announced today that Kevin Kirby, Dean of the College of Informatics and the Evan and Lindsay Stein Professor of Biocomputing at Northern Kentucky University (NKU), will join the UpTech Board of Directors.”Read More

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NKU’s College of Informatics is home to students who not only work diligently in the classroom but who go above and beyond outside of the classroom to gain experience.

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With 12 Minors, more than 17 student organizations, and 78% growth in degrees awarded in the past five years, NKU's College of Informatics continues to enable students and the region to thrive in an age of innovation and digital transformation.