Informatics, M.Sc. | Northern Arizona University | Flagstaff, United States
12 months
26994 USD/year
26994 USD/year
11004 USD/year
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The Informatics program of the Northern Arizona University prepares graduates for careers in a wide variety of areas in the interdisciplinary application of computing, statistics, and technology to science.


The thesis option of the Informatics program of the Northern Arizona University is particularly appropriate for preparing graduates to subsequently enter doctoral programs of study.

Common types of informatics applications include the analysis of massive data sets (Big Data), ecological processes modeling and quantification, genetic and genomic analyses, epidemiology and population health, and remote sensing with satellite and drone imaging.

Informaticists are employed by industry and government research labs, as research scientists in academia, or as entrepreneurs in cutting-edge informatics application areas.


Career opportunities that might be pursued:

  • Data analyst
  • Research scientist

With further education, one of these paths is possible:

  • Researcher
  • University professor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods In Informatics And Computing
  • Software Development Methodologies
  • Large-scale Data Structures And Organization
  • Data Mining And Machine Learning
  • Modern Regression

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • NAU Graduate Online application is required for all programs.
  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A"), or the equivalent.
  • Transcripts.

Tuition Fee

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    11004 USD/year
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Living costs for Flagstaff

1010 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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