Concentrations After 2022
Work in a variety of library settings with diverse collections and patrons. Includes college and university librarianship, public librarianship, youth and young adult librarianship, electronic collections management, science librarianship, health librarianship, research data management, and the Wisconsin school library media certification.
Provide access to and promote preservation of born digital and historic archival materials and records. Potential jobs include digital asset management, digital preservation and curation, corporate archives, government archives, special collections, tribal libraries archives and museums.
Only available in on-campus program.
Design, develop and manage information technologies with a focus on the user. Potential jobs include: User experience and web design, digital humanities, digital asset management & curation, database and data management, IT training/instruction.
School Library Media Program
Double Degree Programs
Named Certificates are optional enhancements to the generalist master’s degree. Named certificates provide formal recognition that a student has completed a defined set of courses representing a particular concentration. Each requires specific courses, and in some cases may require additional credit hours. The following named certificates can be completed as part of the iSchool degree:
Campus students can complete a certificate in Innovation and Organizational Change in conjunction with the UW Business School. Graduates manage and lead organizational change or innovate to create new information products and services across a variety of information agencies.
Campus and Online iSchool MA students can earn a UW‑Madison Certificate in Leadership as part of their MA degree. Develop your leadership capacities in a supportive environment. Certificate completion requires a combination of coursework, civic engagement, non-credit workshops and intentional reflection.