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Graduate Programs

The finest students from all over the world choose to enroll in our top-ranked master’s degree and Ph.D. programs. Our master’s degree programs are offered on campus, online, or a combination of the two.

The School of Information Studies is the original information school in the nation. Our approach stands out from other institutions that offer computer science, management, information science, and other related programs.  Our focus is on users and user information needs as a starting point for integrating information and information technology into organizations. The faculty combines expertise in a vast array of fields, and are very active in research topics that reflect their diverse intellectual backgrounds and interests. Each year, our graduates are among the most sought after in the nation.

Our master's degree and certificate programs are available to full-time and part-time students via distance learning, campus-based formats, or blended formats.

Master's Degrees

  • The Master of Science in Library and Information Science is a comprehensive, American Library Association-accredited, 36-credit degree program.

  • Focuses on teaching Library and Information Science (LIS) students the skills to instruct children in grades pre-K through 12 in all areas of literacy and technology fluency.

  • The MS in Information Management (IM) from the iSchool uses an interdisciplinary approach to learning and understanding information technology.

  • The MS in Applied Data Science prepares students with the practical analytical and technical skills to apply analytical concepts to gain insight from small and large datasets.

  • The M.S. in Enterprise Data Systems from the iSchool is designed for students who want to prepare professionally to design, support and optimize the infrastructure that supports the digital enterprise

  • Prospective PhD in Information Science and Technology students should explore the backgrounds of our faculty members to find a research fit.

  • Ph.D. in information science and technology is a research-based degree for those individuals interested in becoming researchers, professors, consultants, or more theoretically oriented positions

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