Over 760 Degrees Awarded at iSchool Convocations

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The iSchool conferred a total of over 760 individual degrees and certificates of advanced study to students in all of its curriculums in two convocation ceremonies on Saturday. That number included 242 undergraduate degrees, 312 graduate degrees, and 213 certificates of advanced study.

The following degrees and certificates were awarded:

iSchool Dean Liz Liddy welcomes graduates and guests

Doctoral Degrees

5 students earned doctoral degrees (Ph.D.) in information science and technology

1 student earned a doctor of professional studies (D.P.S) degree in information management.

Masters Degrees

205 master of science degrees (MS) were awarded in information management

10 students earned the MS executive education degree in information management

19 students were awarded the MS degree in telecommunications and network management

64 graduates earned the MS degree in library and information science

14 earned the library and information science degree with school media specialization.

Certificates of Advanced Study (CAS)

Of the total 213 graduate certificates conferred this year: 

146 students received certificates for their studies in data science

10 students received the CAS in cultural heritage preservation

1 earned the CAS in digital libraries

53 students received certificates in information security management

1 was awarded the CAS in information systems and telecommunications management

1 student earned the CAS in information innovation/social media

1 student received a CAS in School Media.

Undergraduate Degrees

242 students earned bachelor of science degrees in information management and technology.

Congratulations to all 2017 iSchool graduates!

Photos of the day are available on the iSchool’s Facebook page: