Career Paths

A Bachelor of Science in Information Science (InfoSci) degree from the top-ranked UMD iSchool will give you the skills and credentials to launch a successful career as an informational professional. Many new and emerging job positions are becoming available in the Information Science field. It is expected that the demand for individuals who can fill those positions will continue to grow. iSchool graduates will be prepared to compete for these positions in all types of organizations – including government institutions, non-profits, educational and cultural institutions, the private sector, and the intelligence community.

Common Career Paths:

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Steward
  • Database Administrator
  • Computer Science/Technology Educator
  • User Studies Specialist
  • User Experience Designer
  • User Interface Designer
  • Content Management Specialist
  • Digital Curation Specialist
  • Requirements Analyst
  • Systems Architect
  • Data Architect
  • Project Manager
  • Information Security Specialist
  • Cyber-Threat Analyst

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