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Dean’s Welcome

The Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool) is an innovative, exciting, and inclusive community with an international reputation, ranked 6th in the world in the QS World University Rankings (2019).  Our students learn cutting-edge skills, create companies, solve research challenges, and go on to careers in information-driven industries from Amazon to Deloitte, Tesla to Trip Advisor. 

Undergraduate Students

Find your undergraduate home at our iSchool, where you will be an active participant in great classroom experiences and have frequent hands-on opportunities to learn.  Our students study abroad to be better global citizens, get workplace experience through internships, think creatively about information challenges, and develop industry awareness through popular and impactful trips such as Spring Break in Silicon Valley or Innovate Ireland.  Undergraduate students can also undertake research projects and present their work at academic conferences.  And you can explore your own entrepreneurial ideas in iSchool classes, and work with students, staff, and faculty in the campus innovation hub, the Blackstone LaunchPad.

Master's and Doctoral Students

Online or on campus, the iSchool is the place for graduate study in domains ranging from data analytics to cloud computing, enterprise systems to human-computer interaction, information security, information visualization, and library science. We are No. 4 in the U.S. News and World Report's  2018 Best Graduate Schools ranking for library and information science schools, and high quality teaching permeates all of our courses.  Our Master’s students work closely with faculty to learn high-demand skills that prepare them for roles in all sectors of today’s global, knowledge-based economy. Come study with us, and sharpen your hands-on skills through research and work with the iConsult Collaborative.

Doctoral students conduct original research that shapes the future of the information field, and develop mastery in the technologies, theories, and practices that influence how people use information.  Come work with research faculty who are leaders in their fields, with wide-ranging expertise.

The iSchool’s News page and InfoSpace blog will give you a strong sense of the opportunities and rich preparation our students enjoy, and highlight the many success stories of our students and alumni.

The future opens wide for those who can master our ever-evolving, data-driven world – come learn that mastery from the world-class experts at the Syracuse University iSchool!

David Seaman
Interim Dean

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