Information Management, MS

for the degree of Master of Science: Major in Information Management

department catalog page: iSchool

department website: School of Information Sciences

department faculty: iSchool Faculty

overview of college admissions & requirements:

college website: School of Information Sciences


The Master of Science (MS) in Information Management prepares students for professional roles in the design and management of information systems and services in organizations in a range of sectors. Areas of specialization include data science and analytics; privacy, trust, security and ethics; information architecture and design; knowledge management and information consulting.

On-campus or Online

Two scheduling options are available to students pursuing the M.S. in Information Management. The on-campus option serves students who are in residence at Urbana-Champaign, as well as part-time, commuting students. The online scheduling option is an online education option that uses the Internet and other information technologies for delivery.

for the degree of Master of Science: Major in Information Management

On-campus or Online Degree Requirements

IS 542Data, Statistical Models and Information4
IS 543Sociotechnical Information Systems4
IS 561Information Modeling4
Research/Project/Independent Studymax 4
Total Hours40

Other Requirements may overlap1

Minimum Hours Required within the Unit 28
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall 12
Competency in at least one programming language
Minimum GPA: 2.75

 The M.S. may be completed on-campus or online