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 Informatics
Software Engineer at Amazon
San Francisco Bay Area

After obtaining his Bachelor’s in Economics, Jerome Zhang set his sights on Informatics and its many possibilities. It was not long until his interest blossomed into a deep passion that drove him to seek the skills needed to succeed. Now, as a recent graduate of San José State University’s School of Information, Jerome is just getting started on a career as a software engineer.