Preparing Students to Succeed as Information Professionals

We offer cutting-edge degree and certificate programs that expertly combine theory with practical professional skills. In our degree programs, students can select from a range of specializations to craft their ideal degree. Depending on the program, our coursework is offered at the university’s College Park campus, the Universities at Shady Grove, or online. 

Our graduates become Archivists, Records Managers, Digital Asset Curators, Librarians, Museum Professionals, Information Architects, Systems Analysts, Data Content Managers, Data Analysts & Scientists, Big Data Specialists, Database Developers, Business Analysts, User Experience Specialists, Technology Interface Designers, Web Developers, Mobile Developers, Health Informatics Managers, and more. They work for top organizations like Google, Yale University, National Library of Medicine, Adobe Systems, Microsoft, Capital One, Accenture, Cisco, American Express, National Institutes of Health, Library of Congress, and the National Archives.

Master of Library & Information Science

Join one of the country's leading MLIS programs by focusing on areas such as archives and digital curation, school librarianship, diversity and inclusion, and advocacy and leadership. Learn More

Master of Information Management

Prepare leadership positions that bridge the gap between technology and management by specializing in fields like data analytics, strategic management, or technology development. Learn More

Master of Human-Computer Interaction

Design, evaluate, and implement new information technologies for a wide variety of people by learning about technology design, evaluation techniques, and social impacts of technology. Learn More

Doctor of Philosophy in Information Studies

Using core values like justice, inclusion, and access, conduct high-level research with a top-tier program that entwines social and technical innovation in the pursuit of new knowledge. Learn More

Bachelor of Science in Information Science

Meet critical individual, organizational, and societal needs by designing solutions, creating systems, and anticipating consequences of new information technologies, systems, and services. Learn More

Continuing Education & Certificate Programs

Acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to advance, change, or refocus careers in libraries and information management.