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