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A destination for success

The iSchool at Illinois leads the way in shaping the future of information. This success is the result of a commitment to research, education, and engagement and a long history of innovation. Our School consistently earns recognition as one of the best destinations—both on campus and online—for professional studies in the information sciences.

#1 ranked MSLIS program since 1996
A leader in online education
Renowned faculty with interdisciplinary research interests
A strong network of alumni professionals

Our programs and research address contemporary information issues in data science, human computer interaction, digital libraries, privacy, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, bio- and health-informatics, information literacy, cultural analytics, youth literature and services, and more.

Master's Programs

MS in Library and Information Science

  • in person or online

MS in Information Management

  • in person

MS in Bioinformatics

  • in person

PhD Programs

PhD in Information Sciences

  • in person

Other Programs

Certificate of Advanced Study

  • in person and online

School Librarian Licensure

  • in person and online

Content Areas

Accessible Computing, Archives, Preservation, and Special Collections, Business Intelligence, Cataloging & Metadata, Collection, Acquisition, and Circulation, Competitive Intelligence, Data Science, Data Visualization, Digital Humanities, Digital Initiatives, Integration, and Management, Health Informatics, Human-Computer Interaction, Information Architecture, Information Ethics & Values, Information Architecture, Information Ethics & Values, Information Management, Information Security, Information Systems and Technology, Knowledge Organization, Librarianship, Misinformation & Media Literacy, Reference and Reserach, Technology & Social Change, User Experience Design, Youth Services

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