Northern Arizona University

College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences

Informatics and Computing, PhD


South San Francisco Street

Flagstaff, AZ 86011

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

PhD in Informatics and Computing

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The doctoral program in Informatics and Computing prepares graduate students to work in the transformative "fourth paradigm" of science and engineering, an interdisciplinary field relying on Big Data and advanced software, hardware, and statistics skills. After a streamlined five-year plan of study, graduates will be ready to be leaders in industry and government research labs, faculty and research scientists in academia, and entrepreneurs in cutting-edge informatics application areas.

Graduates will make contributions to exciting projects that address critical areas of national need in bioinformatics, population health, environmental sustainability, ecology, software engineering, wearable computing, cyber-physical systems, and cybersecurity.

Students' research and education are strengthened through broad collaborations with a variety of academic, government, and private entities.


Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

International Student Requirements:

Please see our website for international applicant requirements.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 60

In State Tuition (per year): 9462

Out State Tuition (per year): 22452

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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