Institute for Information Sciences

Mission Statement  

The Institute of Information Sciences is a purpose-driven learning community of students, faculty, and staff committed to creating an academic ecosystem where timeless values are shared, new ideas are explored, and intellectual risks are taken in disciplines involving the processing, analyzing, synthesizing, and sharing of complex information for the betterment of humanity, in the spirit of Franciscan values.

The Institute for Information Sciences is motivated by Felician’s relentless effort to prepare students for the current and future workforce environment. Because this Institute houses programs that directly relate to one of the most rapidly growing industries, we are committed to preparing students with skills that go far beyond the classroom and intersect in three interrelated groups: digital, business, and human skills. 

Within those skill groups are 14 uniquely valuable skills that employers in and beyond the digital world actively seek in employees. Felician has designed the Institute of Information Sciences’ curricula to equip you with these in-demand skills, which lead to significantly higher paying salaries. Explore the 14 skills that you will acquire during your time at Felician below:

Digital skills:

  • Managing data
  • Software development
  • Computer programming
  • Analyzing data
  • Digital security & privacy

Business skills:

  • Business process
  • Project management
  • Digital design
  • Communicating data

Human skills:

  • Communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Collaboration
  • Analytical skills
  • Creativity

Our programs are built and taught according to job demand, which is why at Felician, we teach you only what is necessary to become a valuable information technology employee. Unlike other academic programs geared toward Information Sciences, Felician connects every learning outcome to a job skill, so that by the time you graduate, you will have demonstrable skill sets ready for application in any given field. 

Discover how Felician University’s Institute for Information Science will prepare you for success by teaching you exactly what you need to know. That’s Information Science done The Felician Way.