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Master of Science in Informatics

Master of Science in Informatics

Program Description

The M.S. in Informatics is a 36-credit hour STEM-focused graduate degree program focusing on transforming raw data into decision-making information. This program is administered by the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, as the information taught is interdisciplinary by nature, and can be used across industries. Courses are taught by faculty from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the School of Library and Information Management. Available concentrations include Geoinformatics, Political Science, and Quantitative Economics.

In a day and age where companies in nearly every industry are competing for the upper hand, the value of data analytics is skyrocketing. Whether in a commercial, academic, or medical field, gathering data, analyzing it, and utilizing it is one of the most effective ways of improving business decisions.

Informatics is an emerging field revolving around data analytics that creates new and exciting professional opportunities. Students who graduate with a Master of Science in Informatics are qualified for a range of jobs in military, business, not-for-profit, public, legal, and other sectors.

What can you do with this degree?

Potential careers include:

  • Legal Informatics (Discovery Analyst, Legal Documents Analyst, Case Management Consultant, Legal Investigator, Litigation Support Analyst, and others)
  • Competitive Intelligence (Business Intelligence Analyst, Sales Force Analyst, Knowledge Management Officer, Intelligence Specialist, Predictive Data Analyst)
  • Market Researchers
  • Account Management

University Enrollment

To learn more about enrolling at Emporia State University, follow this link to Admissions.

Program Enrollment

For specific enrollment questions concerning this degree, contact Dr. Bekah Selby at or 620-341-5645.

Contact Us



Butcher Education Center 010

1 Kellogg Circle
Campus Box 4042
Emporia, KS 66801