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    Bachelor of Science in Information Science (InfoSci)

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  • Building on the iSchool’s tradition of educating high-impact information professionals, the Bachelor of Science in Information Science (InfoSci) degree fills a growing demand for individuals skilled in working with information in a variety of contexts.  

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  • InfoSci students gain the knowledge and the skills for creating information systems, resources, and services that help address society’s greatest needs. Through coursework, internships, extracurricular projects, and networking, InfoSci students build careers that will place them in leadership roles in information management, information technology, user-centered design, and data analytics.

    The field of information science, particularly in an iSchool, is best understood as a field concerned with the intersections of information, people and technology. Information science is an interdisciplinary field, drawing from other areas of study such as computer science, management, social science, education and the humanities, but with a focus on individual and institutional users of information and their information needs.

    Maryland’s iSchool is world-renown for high-quality, high-impact research and teaching. This degree provides an opportunity for you to develop a unique combination of skills in information management, technology, and user-centered design that prepare you for careers in a wide variety of private and public sector jobs, ranging from financial services to healthcare, from information technology to consulting, from education to cultural institutions.

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  • InfoSci Is For You If...

    • You have a passion for working with both people and technology.
    • You want to use information to make the world a better place.
    • You like applying your knowledge and skills to solving problems.
    • You want to be part of an exciting emerging field.
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  • Questions? Contact us at InfoSci@umd.edu

    Or visit us on the 4th floor of Hornbake Building, South Wing

    Phone: (301) 405-2038

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