Our Programs

Degrees & Programs

We are excited to work with you to develop the best recruiting strategies based on your target population. Our programs and demographics at a glance:

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences + Data Science
  • Master of Science in Information Management
  • Master of Science in Library and Information Science
  • PhD in Information Sciences 

BS in Information Sciences (IS)
BSIS + DS (Data Science)


  • Data Analytics / Data Science
  • HCI/UX
  • Data and Society
  • Information and Culture
  • Narrative Design and Game Studies
  • Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Undergraduate course list

MS in Information Management


  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Knowledge Management and Information Consulting

Sample Courses

  • Data, Statistical Models, and Info*
  • Sociotechnical Information Systems*
  • Information Modeling*
  • Applied Business Research
  • Data Visualization
  • Topics in Data Analytics & Data Science
  • Database Design & Prototyping
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Text Mining
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Responsible Data Science & AI
  • Ethics and Policy for Data Science

* required course

MS in Library and Information Science


  • Archival and Special Collections
  • Data and Asset Management
  • Information Organization and Management
  • Knowledge Management and Competitive Intelligence
  • Research and Information Services
  • Youth and School Librarianship

Sample Courses

  • Information Organization and Access*
  • Libraries, Information, and Society*
  • Metadata in Theory and Practice
  • Government Information
  • Competitive Intelligence & Knowledge Management
  • Crisis Informatics

* required course

PhD in Information Sciences

Roughly 100 doctoral students are enrolled in the iSchool at Illinois. Their research areas and methods include: cloud computing, data curation, data mining, data science, human-computer interaction, impact assessment, information retrieval, ML, NLP, network analysis, ontology mapping, social computing, social informatics, topic modeling, and web and data semantics.


Interested in meeting undergraduate and graduate students from our IS, LIS, IM, and PhD programs? Please contact Michele Plante, Assistant Director for Employer Relations, to get started.