Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS)

The Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) is a program designed to serve two major purposes:
1. To prepare students for employment in corporate and public sector organizations where the generation, management, and use of information is the dominant or an essential aspect of the organization;
2. To equip students with the knowledge and skills required for entry into a doctoral program in information science.

There are five areas of curriculum concentration: Archives/Records Administration, Library and Information Services, Library and Information Services/School Library Media Specialist, Information Management and Policy, and Information Systems and Technology. Internship requirements are based upon the area of curriculum concentration studied.

Contact: Department of Information Studies
Phone: (518) 442-5110
Email: infostudies@albany.edu
Website: http://www.albany.edu/informationstudies/ist_msis.php
School, college, division or unit: College of Computing and Information
Department or subunit: Department of Information Studies