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Informatics provides an interdisciplinary approach to computing and the interaction of people, information and technology across organizations.

This area of study has grown from the need to understand how computing impacts all aspects of science, industry, government, and social interaction. Studying informatics gives students the opportunity to explore and develop their computing abilities, while benefiting from the breadth of a liberal arts and sciences education.

A major in web and mobile informatics gives students the technical knowledge and skills necessary to apply web and mobile technologies and perform data analytics within various professional environments. Students study software development with an emphasis on the web and mobile platforms. Course work provides a foundation in:

  • software application design
  • client- and server-side scripting
  • object-oriented analysis and design
  • database management systems
  • data analytics
  • search analytics
  • probability and statistics
  • human-computer interaction
  • web fundamentals and standards
  • mobile application development

Why Web and Mobile Informatics at the Mount?

  • Small class sizes, personal attention and a welcoming atmosphere for a healthy learning environment
  • Coursework that develops the advanced problem solving skills coveted by employers
  • Opportunity to train with cutting-edge technologies
  • Individual research as well as co-op experience to prepare you for your future career
  • Course projects and research that promote transforming ideas into innovative computer applications

After the Mount?

Employers look for information technology professionals with skills in communication and problem solving in addition to computing skills like the analysis of information systems, programming, web development, and more.

With the explosion in web and mobile usage over the last decade, it’s more important than ever to understand the technology that drives today’s businesses. Whether you want to develop mobile apps or build websites for businesses, a major in web and mobile informatics prepares you well.

 With your new Web and Mobile Informatics degree from Mount St. Joseph University, you might choose to pursue one of the following:

Graduate School

  • Data Analytics/ Data Science
  • Computer Science
  • Web Development
  • Mobile Application Development

Other programs in informatics

The University also offers a dual major in mathematics and web/mobile informatics, as well as a minor in informatics.

More information

To learn more about the major in web and mobile informatics, please contact Dennis Gibson.

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