Master of Science in Information Management

The Master of Science (M.S.) 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. 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.

Degree Requirements

LIS 542Data, Stat, Info4
LIS 543Sociotechnical Info Sys4
LIS 561Information Modeling4
Research/Project/Independent Studymax 4
Total Hours40

Other Requirements may overlap1

Minimum Hours Required within the Unit28
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall12
Competency in at least one programming language
Minimum GPA:2.75

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

¹For additional details and requirements refer to the unit's Graduate Programs of Study and the Graduate College Handbook