Online Graduate Programs from The School of Information Studies at Syracuse University

Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies (iSchool) offers interdisciplinary online graduate programs in Applied Data Science, Information Management, Library and Information Science, and Library and Information Science: School Media to prepare students with a comprehensive understanding of what has become one of today’s most valuable commodities—information. Each program’s curriculum is taught by expert faculty and offers students a rigorous but flexible online learning experience.

You can also explore the iSchool’s variety of on-campus graduate programs.

Online Graduate Programs

Master of Science in Applied Data Science

Master of Science in Applied Data Science

The MS in Applied Data Science prepares students to apply insights from small and large data sets to make informed decisions in any organization. The interdisciplinary curriculum focuses on driving business strategies using data capture, management, mining, and analytical skills.

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Master of Science in Information Management

Master of Science in Information Management

The MS in Information Management prepares students to improve how organizations consume, manage, and use information. The program is designed to help develop the next generation of information management leaders who can leverage and communicate complex findings for their organization. We also offer an MS in Information Management for Executives for applicants with six or more years of relevant experience. 

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Master of Science in Library and Information Science

Master of Science in Library and Information Science

Accredited by the American Library Association (ALA), the MS in Library and Information Science prepares students to bridge the gap between people, information, and technology in a broad range of settings. Students are poised to make a positive impact on how communities access and use information.

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Master of Science in Library and Information Science: School Media

Master of Science in Library and Information Science: School Media

The ALA-accredited MS in Library and Information Science with School Media Specialization (MLIS: School Media) prepares library and information science professionals to instruct children in grades pre-K through 12 in all areas of technology literacy and fluency.

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Which iSchool Program Is Right for You?

Our different program tracks are designed to align directly with your career and interests. Learn more about which program will help you succeed and meet your goals.

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Certificates of Advanced Study

Students looking to broaden their expertise in the information field can choose one of the iSchool’s online Certificates of Advanced Study (CAS). They will complete additional elective coursework that can be paired with any master’s degree. Certificates include:

Data Science

Information Security Management

School Media

Enterprise Technology Leadership

The iSchool Difference

Designated as the Original Information School, the iSchool remains committed to leading the future of information studies and utilizing information to positively affect society.


Our faculty includes tenured faculty, leading industry practitioners, and scholars who consistently support and promote diversity, openness, and collaboration. Learn more about our leadership team and faculty.


The iSchool is a close community of students, faculty, and staff with more than 10,000 alumni around the world who engage with current on-campus and online students through interactive programs and networking events.


The iSchool houses multiple research centers, contributing to our mission of driving technological development and innovation.

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Earn your degree online and learn from our experienced faculty.

The iSchool Class Profile

The iSchool comprises a diverse student body that contributes to a range of important perspectives on the future of information utilization. Learn more about our iSchool community below.

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The self-reported information above reflects enrolled students as of June 2019.

“Syracuse University is a globally recognized institution. Many notable and accomplished individuals have solidified the information management degree. I plan to continue that tradition by applying the lessons learned throughout my tenure to effectively assist organizations in meeting their strategic goals.”

- Felix Hernandez, iSchool@Syracuse Graduate

- Felix Hernandez, iSchool@Syracuse Graduate

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Online Learning Experience

Online Learning Experience

The iSchool at Syracuse University is a longstanding leader in online education. Students in our online programs are fully connected to the iSchool community, earn the same advanced degrees as on-campus students, and have access to dedicated student support and career services. Coursework blends live, online classes with self-paced assignments, interactive projects, and an in-person weekend seminar.

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Apply by August 6 to join the
October 2020 cohort.

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