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Bachelor of Science in Information Science (BSIS) - InfoSci at College Park

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.

Bachelor of Science in Information Science (BSIS) - InfoSci at Shady Grove

The InfoSci Shady Grove program 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.

Master of Science in Human-Computer Interaction (HCIM)

The Master of Science in Human-Computer Interaction (HCIM) program prepares students to create innovative technologies that transform the way people connect to information. Our students learn to design, evaluate, and implement new information technologies and interfaces that are usable and appealing.

Through an interdisciplinary curriculum – with perspectives from information studies, computer science, engineering, design, education, psychology, and the social sciences – students are uniquely prepared to leverage information technology for positive social impact, develop interfaces for users of all ages and abilities, and understand modern design methodology.

Master of Information Management (MIM)

The Master of Information Management (MIM) degree prepares students to become strategic leaders in the use of information and technology in any organization.

Important time markers:

3:06: Overview of MIM
3:45: What differentiates MIM
5:47: MIM Curriculum
7:50: Admissions requirements
11:30: Tips for your application
13:59: MIM Alumni
15:26: Financing your degree
16:14: Deadlines

 

Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS)

The MLIS program prepares students to support information institutions such as libraries, museums, and archives, innovate to meet the information needs of individuals and communities, and advocate for information and technology inclusivity, accessibility, and literacy.

Master of Professional Studies in Game, Entertainment, and Media Analytics (GEM)

The Master of Professional Studies in Game, Entertainment, and Media Analytics (GEM) degree trains students to apply analytics and data science methods in support of video games, streaming video, Over-The-Top (OTT) media, mobile games, eSports, traditional media, professional sports, and other current internet-based entertainment products.

Important time markers:

1:38: Introduction to UMD, the iSchool, and the GEM Analytics Program
5:23: Curriculum
7:15: Admissions requirements
10:35: Tips for your application
11:52: Common Questions
14:19: Deadlines

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