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The innovative and collaborative nature of our Graduate Degree programs create opportunities for students to build an academic experience that leads to personal and professional success. From our degree concentrations and coordinated degree options to the flexibility of our course delivery – online, onsite, full time or part time – a graduate degree is within your reach at UW-Milwaukee’s iSchool.


  • Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS) 
  • Transcript designated concentrations available: Archives, Information Organization, Public Library, and Information Technology
  • Coordinated Degree Programs
  • Master of Science in Information Science and Technology (MSIST)
  • Certificates of Advanced Study
  • School Library Certification
  •  PhD in Information Studies

Online & Onsite Options
Our flexible program options include both online & onsite degree completion (with no residency requirement). Our online program is one of the longest running online MLIS programs in the nation. As a pioneer in online delivery, SOIS prides itself in ensuring our online programs meet the same high standards as our onsite programs. Regardless of location, you can be certain you will get a high-quality, research, service and student-centered degree that will prepare you to be a leader in the information profession.

Supporting Your Journey
Our accessible academic advising and career services staff, our dedicated resources for online learning, and our committed faculty will support your success and advancement through your academic program.

Get Started on Your Degree
Our rolling admission process and flexible start dates allow you to begin the program in the Spring, Summer, or Fall Semester. Pursue your degree at your own pace with full-time or part-time study.

At a Glance

Bachelor of Science in Information Science & Technology 

 - 100% Online or on campus

Master of Library and Information Science

 - 100% Online or on campus

Master of Science in Information Science & Technology

 - 100% Online or on campus

School Library Media Certification 

- Wisconsin's only Department of Public Instruction certified program

PhD in Information Studies 

 - 100% Online or on campus

Certificate of Advanced Study in Digital Libraries

 - 100% Online or on campus

Certificate of Advanced Study in Archives and Records Administration

 - 100% Online or on campus

Areas of Focus

  • Accessible Computing
  • Archives, Preservation, and Special Collections
  • Business Intelligence
  • Cataloging & Metadata,Collection
  • Acquisition and Circulation
  • Data Science
  • Data Visualization
  • Digital Initiatives, Integration and Management 
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Information Architecture
  • Information Ethics & Values
  • Information Management
  • Information Security
  • Information Systems and Technology
  • Knowledge Organization
  • Leadership, Management and Administration
  • Librarianship
  • Misinformation & Media Literacy
  • Outreach Programming, and Instruction
  • Reference and Research
  • Technology & Social Change
  • User Experience Design
  • Youth Services

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Tobiah Deutsch, Senior Advisor

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