Why the iSchool?

If you’re interested in a career that connects the world of information with emerging technologies, the iSchool is for you. Prepare for a fast-paced digital future by learning the technological, communication, management, and design skills you need to develop solutions for any industry or launch your own startup.


As an iSchool graduate, you’ll have the technology skills you need to succeed in high-demand fields in any industry: business, medicine, government, nonprofits, athletics, politics, communications, and sciences.

High salaries and placement rates

The average starting salary for iSchool graduates is more than $62,000 (2015), with 95% either employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

Hands-on learning

You’ll have access to the iSchool’s classrooms, research centers, collaboratory spaces, and virtualized labs.

Watch your ideas come alive

A Do-Learn-Revise model infuses your iSchool experience with opportunities for entrepreneurship and innovation. You can create and test your inventions in a startup incubator like the Syracuse Student Sandbox and turn them into a viable venture.

Experiential learning opportunities

Enrich your academic experience with real-world endeavors that prepare you for the workforce:

  • Internships with employers like Google, Apple, Ernst & Young, Polo/Ralph Lauren, Major League Baseball, and groundbreaking startups
  • Intensive training opportunities with technology companies in Silicon Valley, New York City, Boston, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles
  • Competitions where you can present your ideas, including the Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, business plan pitch competitions, and the MLB.com College Challenge