Masters Programs


100% Online Master’s Degree Programs for Information Professionals

We are living in the age of information, and there is a greater need than ever for experts who are trained to analyze, organize, manage and protect it.

Gain the skills you need to advance your career with a master’s degree from the San José State University School of Information. Choose from courses that focus on human/computer interaction, data science, information visualization, and user experience while networking with a global community of information professionals.

Our 100% online programs are convenient, flexible and affordable—so you can continue working while earning your master’s degree.

Which Program is Best for You?

Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)

  • Choose from multiple career pathways, such as data science, emerging technologies and information architecture
  • Customize your curriculum with numerous electives
  • Complete a virtual or in-person internship

MS in Informatics

  • Explore connections between people and technology
  • Focus on fields of cybersecurity/privacy or health/telehealth
  • Complete a hands-on project portfolio to show potential employers

Where Do You Go from Here?

Our alumni work at high-tech companies, medical facilities, law firms, libraries, universities, government agencies, K–12 schools, corporate information centers, non-profit organizations, and more. Ready to join them? Apply today!

Applications Now Being Accepted

  • No GRE or GMAT test required
  • Online application
  • Scholarships available

How to Apply: MLIS
How to Apply: MS in Informatics

Community Profile

Jerome Zhang on Mastering the Art of Informatics

“Find something you’re passionate about in the field: health informatics, human-centered design, digital asset management, etc. Definitely try to find something informatics-related and become an expert in that.”

Jerome Zhang, ‘20 MS in Informatics
Software Engineer at Amazon
San Francisco Bay Area