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Real-world skills translate to career success. The ALA-accredited Master of Information (MI) program at Rutgers’ School of

Communication and Information equips you with the skills you need to succeed in the continually evolving information industry.

Whether you’re seeking a career in librarianship, information science, information management, archives and preservation, or interaction design, the MI program provides the flexibility and collaborative interaction you need to prepare for a top position. Use data science and technology to leverage your career. Work with expert faculty.

Our online course availability provides flexible options that support work/life balance and enable you to earn your advanced degree in 18-24 months with full-time study or 24-36 months with part-time study.

The MI program offers concentrations that help you focus on your career goals as well as the opportunity to design your own pathway: Archives and Preservation, Data Science, Interaction Design and Informatics, Library and Information Science, School Librarianship, and Technology, Information and Management.

One of the most respected programs of its kind, the MI program has been top ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report:

#2 in School Library Media
#3 in Services for Children and Youth
#6 in Best Library and Information Studies Programs
#6 in Digital Librarianship

#10 in Information Systems

At a Glance

Master of Information

  • ALA Accredited
  • In-person, Online, Hybrid

Ph.D. in Communication, Information, and Media

  • In-person

Areas of Focus

  • Archives, Preservation, and Special Collections
  • Cataloging & Metadata
  • Collection, Acquisition, and Circulation
  • Competitive Intelligence
  • Data Science
  • Data Visualization
  • Digital Initiatives, Integration and Management
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • 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

Contact Us

Lilia Pavlovsky, Director of the MI Program and Associate Teaching Professor | 848-932-7550

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