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Department of Informatics
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hammond Hall
Phone: 785-628-5373
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Do you want a career working in mobile app development, which is listed as #1 in CNN's 100 Best Jobs? Many of the jobs listed in the Top Ten of the CNN's list start right here, with a major in the Department of Informatics.

Do you like computing and technology? Do you want to build and secure the networks of tomorrow, entertain the masses, build mobile apps and websites, work as an analyst and manage information systems? We live in a networked world of information, users, and systems which is why almost every industry relies on professionals trained by the programs offered in the Department of Informatics.


Take a look at the academic programs offered by the Department of Informatics.

Our programs provide real-world and hands-on learning opportunities.

When you study Informatics at FHSU your success path is built upon:

With hands-on experience and industry relationships, our graduates are prepared for success and have found career opportunities at the NSA, FBI, Google, Cargill, Sprint, Zappos, Cerner, and Merck to name a few. Students with media emphasis have gone on to work with companies including HGTV, FOX, NBC Universal, Time Warner Cable and KWCH. Entrepreneurial students leaving our programs have successfully marketed commercial apps to companies such as eBay or started their own technology or website business, like

Informatics Programs

Undergraduate Degrees in Informatics
BA or BS in Information Networking & Telecommunications with a concentration in:
Computer Networking and Telecommunications (CNT)
Digital Media Production and Journalism
Web and Mobile Application Development
Health Informatics

BBA in Management Information Systems

BGS with a concentration in Information Networking & Telecommunications





The Department of Informatics at FHSU has received national recognition for its excellent programs, both on-campus and online. We are a NSA Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense Education. Our Computer Networking and Telecommunications program was named "The Undergraduate Program of the Year" and the Masters of MPS in Web Development ranked #2 in the nation. The applied computer science aspects of our programs continue to be recognized by online ranking agencies such as: Computer Science Zone, Get Educated, Best Choice Schools, College Values Online, and Affordable Schools.

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