Welcome to our global community of information professionals! As a student at the San José State University (SJSU) School of Information (iSchool), you will learn with peers and faculty from the United States, Canada, and other countries—broadening your professional network and perspectives. In fact, students at our school hail from nearly 50 U.S. states and 20 countries!
SJSU iSchool students take part in global conversations via social media platforms, participate in virtual student organizations, connect instantly with video conferencing, interact with faculty members and peers during virtual office hours, and attend online presentations by guest speakers. By using a range of technology to interact, students create meaningful and ongoing connections with classmates who may live across town or in another country.
Lifelong Learning Solutions
At the SJSU iSchool you have choices in furthering your education. Our school offers two fully online master's degree programs, a teaching credential online program for K-12 school librarians, fully online certificate programs, and a primarily online gateway doctoral program: Master's degree in Library and Information Science, Teacher Librarian Services Credential, Master's degree in Archives and Records Administration, Certificate in Big Data, Advanced Certificate in Strategic Management of Digital Assets and Services, Post-Master's Certificate in Library and Information Science, and the San José Gateway PhD program. In addition, we offer a plethora of professional development and continuing education opportunities, including the i.School Open Classes program for college credit, the Library 2.0 virtual conference series, live and on-demand webcasts, and MOOCs. Programs and courses are offered exclusively online, allowing students the flexibility and convenience of living anywhere while they pursue their educational goals.
Our fully online programs allow you to:
- Begin the program when most convenient for you – fall or spring semester
- Complete the program at your own pace – full or part time
- Customize the program based on your professional interests – numerous electives
- Fit your coursework around your schedule – most course content is delivered asynchronously (no set meeting times)
Our website is chock-full of information every future student needs to know. Explore the program web pages, read the content, watch the videos, and interact with us on our school's social media platforms. We also encourage you to stay connected by signing up for our email announcements. Welcome to the School of Information at San José State University!
Questions? Please send us an email or call us at (408) 924-2490. We'll be glad to answer your questions about our school.