Online Graduate Programs From Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies

Online Graduate Programs From Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies

The iSchool offers interdisciplinary online graduate degree programs in Information Management and Library and Information Science. Each program’s curriculum is taught by expert faculty and offers students a rigorous but flexible online learning experience. Through iSchool’s accredited online degree programs, students gain the skills to manage and analyze information and its systems in the 21st century.

Master of Science in Information Management

The MS in Information Management degree program prepares professionals to improve the effectiveness of how organizations consume, manage, and use information. Designed for both aspiring and experienced information professionals, the online degree program offers two tracks:

  • Full-Time Track: 42 credits in 21 months
  • Executive Track: 30 credits in 15 months

What You’ll Learn

Students develop the diverse set of skills necessary to lead in all levels of information technology management as a strategic decision maker. 

Coursework covers:

Information Policy

Information Systems

Database Management

Data Mining

Information Visualization

Students can choose to specialize and earn a certificate in:

Data Science or Information Security Management

Information Management Careers

Graduates of our program have gone on to work in the corporate, government, and non-profit sectors. Common career paths include:

  • Project manager
  • Information architect
  • Business analyst
  • IT consultant
  • Risk analyst
  • Technology advisor

Master of Science in Library and Information Science

The ALA-accredited MS in Library and Information Science prepares professionals to bridge the gap between people, information, and technology in a broad range of settings. Students gain the critical knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience to make a positive impact on how communities access and use information.

  • The 36-credit online program can be completed in 18 months.

What You’ll Learn

The program’s interdisciplinary curriculum offers students the opportunity to customize their education and learn from active library science leaders.

Coursework covers:

Management principles

Literacy services

Library planning & marketing

Information policy

Information technologies

Students interested in K–12 library, curriculum, and information support services can specialize in School Media.

Library and Information Science Careers

Graduates of our program have gone on to work in academic institutions, non-profits, public libraries, corporations, government agencies, and cultural institutions. Common career paths include:

  • Academic librarians
  • School media specialists
  • Corporate libraries
  • Curators

Online Student Experience

Syracuse University’s iSchool, the Original School of Information, is a longstanding leader in online education. Students in our 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 immersion.

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Application Deadlines


Apply by February 9, 2019 to start in the April 2019 cohort.

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Admissions Requirements


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If you are ready to harness the power of information and take the next step in your career, request more information today.