Bachelor of Science in Information Science at College Park (InfoSci)
Build a Career Using Information and Technology to Move the World Forward
THE INFOSCI DEGREE PROGRAM @ COLLEGE PARK
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The Bachelor of Science in Information Science (InfoSci) 4-year degree program at College Park teaches students skills in technical areas such as database design, information architecture, web/mobile development, data analytics, and cybersecurity alongside areas of the social sciences, leadership, and the humanities – addressing the growing and unique need for information professionals who understand complex social and organizational issues.
This innovative curriculum blends theory, practical skills, and hands-on learning with industry professionals, preparing our graduates to apply their skills directly and immediately in their careers. Our students work on projects with the UMD INFO College’s 400+ top industry partners and have opportunities for hands-on learning at the college’s world-renowned research centers and labs.
InfoSci graduates go on to careers in data science and analytics, database administration, UX/UI, technology development, digital curation, cybersecurity, web content and development, systems architecture, and more.
The UMD INFO College, with a history of activism and a continued mission to support social good, is a supportive and diverse community of 150 faculty and staff members and 2500+ students. Our students come to us from 63 countries with 30% from underrepresented groups and 45% female. Visit our Academics home page to learn more about UMD INFO College diversity and student life.
The Bachelor of Science in Information Science (InfoSci) is a STEM OPT certified program.
InfoSci College Park courses are offered as a combination of in-person and online. However, if there are social distancing restrictions, all courses will be offered in appropriate spaces or online.
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