Emporia State University

School of Library and Information Management



Campus Box 4003

1 Kellogg Circle

Emporia, KS 66801

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Informatics (concentrations in GeoInformatics and Quantitative Economics)

Format: Online

Program Description:

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.  This program, which is heavy in statistics and mathematics, will prepare students to work with large and messy datasets that may be found in a number of industries, write code, and analyze that data.

The Master of Science degree in Informatics is a 36-credit hour graduate degree program. It is a collaboration between the School of Library and Information Management, the School of Business, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and is administered by the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree with a GPA of 3.0. Graduation requirements include 15 credit hours of core courses, 15 credit hours of concentration courses, and a practicum of six.  Courses are all online and sequenced to enable students to graduate in two years by taking two courses per semester, including summers.


Accredited by the American Library Association, Kansas State Department of Education, and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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