MSIS Career Outcomes

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This AI-generated image showcases what's possible. At the iSchool, you can learn how to analyze, manage and lead our transition into an AI-fueled future.

In the University of Arizona's transformative Master of Science in Information Science program, students are prepared for a wide variety of dynamic jobs across industries.

MSIS graduates are ready to excel in positions including:

  • Application or systems analyst
  • Cybersecurity analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Data scientist or engineer
  • Digital repository manager
  • Information architect
  • Information security manager
  • Information technology manager
  • Software developer or engineer
  • Web programmer or producer

A Field of Growing Importance & Demand


Information Science Job Growth
Over Next 5 Years


Average Salary for Master's in
Information Science Graduates

According to research by Lightcast, information science-related jobs are expected to grow by more than 16% over the next five years, while salaries are predicted to grow from 10% to 20% in that same time span.

While job demand is highest in California, Texas, Virginia, Florida and New York, Arizona is also experiencing rapid growth in information science job opportunities and salaries.

According to Payscale, the average salary for a Master's in Information Science graduate is $98,000 per year, with top annual average salaries ranging up to $189,000 or more.

Top Information Science Employers

Top information science employers nationwide, according to Payscale, include:

  • Accenture
  • Booz, Allen and Hamilton
  • Cisco
  • Deloitte
  • EY (Ernst & Young)
  • Fidelity Investments
  • GE (General Electric)
  • IBM
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Microsoft
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Raytheon
  • Visa
  • Walmart

Ready to transform your future in information science?

Learn more about the Master of Science in Information Science by contacting us at, or review the admissions process and begin your application now:

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