Master of Science in Information Science

Master of Science in Information Science

Our MSIS equips students with the versatile, cross-disciplinary skills they need to solve the most critical information challenges.

Find out how the MSIS is the right program for you:


This AI-generated image highlights innovative possibilities. At the College of Information Science, where we focus on the intersection of people, information and technology, you'll learn how to harness AI ethically and responsibly while ensuring human creativity and insight remain at the forefront.




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The University of Arizona Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) prepares students for in-demand information careers across disciplines and industries.

The STEM-designated MSIS is offered on our main campus in Tucson, Arizona and can be completed in as few as 18 months.

Students choose between one of two subplans: Human-Centered Computing, which explores simulations, virtual reality, user experience, personal data collection and more, or Machine Learning (ranked #11 in the nation by TechGuide), with its data science focus in developing innovative scientific leaders. With the MSIS, you'll graduate with the skills you need to excel in tomorrow's interdisciplinary information economy.

* Average salary for information science master's graduates according to Payscale, November 2023.

"The robust and rewarding Master of Science in Information Science program, with its dual focus on human-centered computing and machine learning, is an excellent way for students to pivot their careers into the dynamic field of information science."
Cristian Román Palacios, Assistant Professor

Are you ready to transform your future in information science?

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