Bachelor of Science in Informatics

Is Informatics for Me?

The Informatics major is growing as UW students learn about the way it transforms graduates' personal and professional lives. The major emphasizes strong technical proficiency, analysis of problems, the design of solutions, and the ability to communicate well with people. It is designed with enough flexibility and rigor to support you as you pursue your educational and personal goals.

Informatics students typically:

  • Share a passion for information and technology
  • Enjoy working with people
  • Love analyzing and solving problems
  • Communicate effectively
  • Enjoy leading and managing projects
  • Want to change society or improve the world through information and technology