Log in

Leading and Promoting the Information Field

Log in

The University of Texas at Austin School of Information (iSchool) is a premier research and education program for the 21st century field of information. We are changing the future by engaging the present and preserving the past. Our students learn to design new tools, analyze human activities, organize information, and ensure technology serves its intended users. The iSchool offers a top-ranked master’s program, a research-intensive doctoral program, a certificate of advanced study and numerous joint degrees.

Our world-class faculty has expertise in a wide range of disciplines—from computer science, psychology, and engineering to anthropology, communications, English and more. Research at the iSchool transcends boundaries and crosses disciplines in order to understand the ways information and technology change the behaviors of individuals, organizations, and society. The iSchool is home to specialized research labs in User Experience, Digital Archives, Conservation, and Information Retrieval.

We are educating the next generation of information creators, innovators, brokers, designers, and researchers.

Application deadlines:

  • PhD Program: December 1 st
  • Master’s Program: February 1st

Application checklist:
MSIS Requirements and PhD Requirements

At a Glance

Programs are in-person and ALA-Accredited.


  • MS Information Studies (MSIS)
  • PhD Information Studies
  • MS Information Security & Privacy - Option III (MSISP)


  • School Librarian Certificate Program
  • Certificate of Advanced Study

Areas of Focus

  • Archives, Preservation, and Special Collections
  • Cataloging & Metadata
  • Collection, Acquisition and Circulation
  • Competitive Intelligence
  • Data Science
  • Data Visualization
  • Digital Humanities
  • Digital Initiatives
  • Integration and Management
  • Health Informatics
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Information Architecture
  • Information Ethics & Values
  • Information Management
  • Information Security
  • Information Systems and Technology
  • Knowledge Organization
  • Librarianship
  • Outreach Programming, and Instruction
  • Technology & Social Change
  • User Experience Designs

Please join us for a brief introduction to our programs, followed by a Q&A.

We'd love to answer any questions you may have.

Want more information?

Visit our website:

UX Research

Contact Us

Carla Criner

Follow us on

iSchools Inc.
2885 Sanford Ave. SW, Box 40576
Grandville, MI 49418

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software