Meghan Campell UL Lafayette Informatics Major

“I always feel so excited and proud when I hit that ‘Aha!’ moment. Solving the problems that we face in this industry is always challenging, but the end product is always worth it, especially when you get the opportunity to work on something that you know is going to have a positive impact on someone’s life.”

Informatics major Meghan Campbell is a natural problem-solver

You should major in informatics if:

  • You enjoy working with computer systems and have a natural understanding of data. 
  • You have an eye for detail and can spot patterns or irregularities in huge files or sets of information. 
  • You’re passionate about working at the intersection of business and technology. 
  • You want to get hands-on experience using datasets to solve industry and societal problems.

Informatics majors apply computer science and information technology to solve societal problems in the arts, sciences, and other professions. At UL Lafayette, you can customize your degree with one of our concentrations in informatics:

  • Business Informatics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Health Informatics
  • Interactive Media Technology
  • Systems Administration

Whichever you choose, you’ll get experience doing programming, data analysis, software translation and maintenance, system risk assessment, and overall systems support.

Informatics at UL Lafayette

What's Informatics Like?

  • Lab work
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Research
    Rated 1 out of 3
  • Group work & collaboration
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Writing
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Presenting
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Field work
    Rated 3 out of 3

Life as an Informatics Major