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MS Information​

bucky statue at memorial unionWhy MS Information?

Both Online and In-Person Options Available

  • Expert faculty who are accessible & responsive
  • Friendly, supportive, & collaborative community of learners
  • Students progress together as a cohort
  • Programs offered as full or part-time
  • Preparation for a variety of careers
  • Real world internship experience

Concentrations Within The MS Information

Students in our program may choose a concentration if it meets their interests. Currently offered concentrations include Data Analytics/Data Management and User Experience Design. Concentrations are internal to the program and represent different curricular paths a student can follow to earn this degree. Concentrations are not required and do not appear on student transcripts.

See the UW-Madison Guide for additional information.

International Students

This degree is designated as a STEM program. International students maintaining F-1 status are allowed to apply for up to 36 months of post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) following completion/graduation from their degree program.


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Do I need to submit a GRE score?

No, GRE scores will not be considered in the application review process. The iSchool admissions committee takes a holistic approach to application review.

Do I need health insurance?

Yes, all students are required to have health insurance. Information on purchasing UW-Madison health insurance can be found at:

When will I receive my admission decision?

Admission decisions will be sent out via e-mail beginning February 1.

Can I receive tuition remission as student graduate assistant?

Students in this program are eligible to be hired for teaching, research, or project assistant positions at UW-Madison, however they will not receive tuition remission from these positions.

What is the CIP code for MS Information?

The MS Information is a STEM designated program with CIP code 11.0401 Information Science/Studies.

Contact Our Program Manager

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Jenny Greiber

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Academic Program Manager, MS Information & Capstone Certificates


4217 Helen C. White Hall
600 N Park St, Madison, WI 53706