The College of Information Studies (iSchool) at the University of Maryland engages in collaborative, interdisciplinary, and innovative research, teaching, and service. We educate information professionals and scholars and we create knowledge, systems, and processes to promote the management and use of information.
Our faculty and students come from a range of backgrounds and have experience in industry, law, archives, and government. We stand at the intersection of information, technology, and people and work together to address society’s problems and increase societal good.
The University of Maryland ranks among the nation’s great public research universities, and its iSchool is a leader in shaping the future of information access and management. We are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment. We enable discovery, creativity, problem solving, and fun while making the world a better place through our work.
Research at the iSchool focuses on the following areas of expertise:
- Diversity, Information Accessibility & Inclusive Design
- Environment & Sustainability
- Knowledge Work, Research & Analysis
- Smart & Connected Communities
- Sociotechnical Cybersecurity & Privacy
- Youth, Learning & Technology
The iSchool has educated thousands of information professionals over the last 50 years. Our engaged, award-winning faculty will lead you through the graduate program of your choice:
Master of Science in Human-Computer Interaction (HCIM) Master of Information Management (MIM) Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS) PhD in Information Studies
This school offers programs in: