Master of Science

Information

 

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Collaborate across disciplines to solve real-world information problems and address grand information challenges of today and the future.

About the Program

Our M.S. in Information program offers a highly interdisciplinary curriculum, community interaction opportunities, and an emphasis on information engagement. Our aim is to help you become an information professional who can solve real-world information problems and work across disciplines.

You'll develop both social and technological skills and graduate with hands-on experience that blends behavioral, psychological, cultural, and philosophical perspectives.

Career Pathways

A M.S. in Information will prepare you for a number of fields, including:

  • Information architect
  • Database administrator
  • Data scientist/engineer
  • Digital artists
  • Software programmer/engineer
  • Web programmer
  • Application/system analyst
  • Digital repository specialist 

Progress to the Ph.D. Program

M.S. graduates with strong research interests are encouraged to apply to the Ph.D. program. Admission requirements are the same as the other candidates, but M.S. graduates may be able to waive certain courses.