Information Science

Master of Science

University at Albany

  • Delivery Mode
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    36
  • Degree Level
    Master of Science
  • Contact Us
    800-342-3811

Earn your master of science degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

The graduate program in information science is accredited by the American Library Association and prepares students for careers in public, academic, and other public sector information institutions; government agencies; archives and records management centers; private sector information centers; producers of bibliographic, abstracting and indexing, and other online databases; information management and systems, data analytics, and intelligence analysis in a wide range of government, library, corporate and nonprofit organizations.

What's a master's degree?
A master's degree is an advanced degree that usually takes two years to complete and typically requires students to have a bachelor’s degree in a related field of study.
  • What's it like to earn this degree online?

    Let's put your mind at ease about online learning
  • 100% Online
    This program is presented 100% online. You will not be expected to attend any classes on campus.
  • Live lectures
    You will learn in real-time while the professor leads the class. Courses are similar to in-person classes, but you watch online.
  • Classes on your schedule
    Courses are semester based and classwork can be completed around your work and family commitments. There is no set time where you are required to log in to attend class.
  • Learn by doing
    Participate in field experiments such as internships, clinical placements, and service learning to apply your academic knowledge in the world.
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How do I apply?

Follow these steps to start your application
  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records
  7. Apply Now

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