Informatics BS | SUNY Online

Informatics BS

100% Online

Credits: 60-120

Cost per credit: $295

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Informatics BS

Solve real-world problems with interdisciplinary skills in information technology and computer science taught by top faculty at the nation's first-ever College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity.

Through team-based activities and hands-on exercises, you'll learn how to store and retrieve data, employ emerging technologies, and build user-centered systems - all of which are embedded in the day-to-day operations of every organization.

From relational databases to client-based web technologies, and internal computer architecture to networking fundamentals, you'll be ready to tackle any kind of digital project.

The University at Albany College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity provides an experiential learning component to all students.

Through authentic simulations, work with real-world clients, and research in contemporary and relevant topics, students will further their classroom learning in an applied environment.

The college partners with various offices, agencies and centers that help to provide research and training opportunities for students, academics, and professionals.

An Informatics graduate can enjoy careers as a Database Developer/Administrator, Clinical Data Analyst, Web Developer/Designer, Information Security Analyst, Market Research Analyst, Networks and Systems Administrator, User Experience Analyst, and much more.

Students may have the opportunity to combine their bachelor's degree with a Master of Science in Information Science.

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“Our graduates are working at Amazon, Google, IBM, NBC, Apple, Tech innovators, healthcare, and government.”
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Program consists of: 54 Credits
4 Fully Online Concentrations
Credits: 60-120

Cost per Credit: New York Residents: $295 Out of State: $353

About the Program

Choose a concentration that matches your career goals, interests and your talents. The Informatics BS has four fully online concentrations in Cybersecurity, Interactive User Experience, Data Analytics, and Information Technology.

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Concentration: Interactive User Experience

Courses in Interactive User Experience are:

  • Human-Computer Interactive Design
  • Intermediate Interactive Design
  • Digital Design
  • Web Programming
  • Intro to Documentary Photography
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Concentration: Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity courses include:

  • Cybersecurity Basics
  • Information Security and Assurance
  • Human Aspects of Cybersecurity
  • Cyber Threats and Intelligence
  • Cryptography
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Concentration: Data Analytics

A few of the data analytics courses are:

  • Introduction to Data Analytics: Seeking Information in Data with Computation
  • Probability and Statistics for Data Analytics
  • Modern Issues in Databases
  • Information Storage and Retrieval
  • Machine Learning
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Concentration: Information Technology

Classes in this concentration include:

  • Human-Computer Interactive Design
  • Intermediate Networking
  • Information Security and Assurance
  • Programming for Informatics

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