The MS Information provides master’s level education for adult students seeking entry into data/information management, and some applied computing professions. The MS-Information will give students the opportunity to obtain both the technical skills needed to understand information and data systems, and the critical thinking, design, and communications skills to govern and critique them. This degree is appropriate for students with or without a bachelor’s degree in computing or related fields.
The MS Information is a STEM designated program with CIP code 11.0401 Information Science/Studies.
Students in this program are not eligible for teaching assistant, research assistant, or project assistant positions at University of Wisconsin-Madison.