DoIS Graduate Degrees

The Department of Information Science offers the following graduate degrees:

Master of Science — major in Information Science, MS-IS

Designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to function as information professionals in a variety of information agencies, including internet service providers, web search portals, information processing services, or electronic publishing.

Master of Science — major in Library Science, MS-LS Online Program

Designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to function as information professionals in a variety of libraries, including public libraries, academic libraries, special libraries maintained by government agencies, corporations, law firms, medical centers, or museums.

Master of Science in Data Science

Designed to meet the rising demand for highly skilled data science and data analytics professionals. It prepares students for careers in data science and analytics with a broad knowledge of the required tools, techniques, and methods.

Doctor of Philosophy, Ph.D., a research degree

The doctoral degree is awarded in recognition of original scholarship and the generation of new knowledge by immersion in a topic, analysis, synthesis and creativity. When a Ph.D. is awarded it carries and bestows certain rights and responsibilities that relate in large measure to serving society by exploring, shedding light upon and resolving fundamental problems.