School of Information Studies (iSchool)

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY


Details at a Glance

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  • Application Fee

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  • Financial Aid Available

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Degrees Offered

Master's in Applied Data Science
Master's in Information Systems
Master's in Library & Information Science
Certificate of Advanced Study in Cloud Management
Certificate of Advanced Study in Information Security Management

Our Program

Since our first courses in 1896, the iSchool has become a leading institution in data and information studies for all students.

We work, learn, and live in a digital age. It drives our economy, our politics, and our education systems. The future will be shaped by those who understand and innovate in this environment. Who advocate for the underserved, design for the end user, and solve for the unsolvable. They’re diverse, imaginative, and driven to make change. They’re iSchoolers.

Take the next step in your career with a graduate program that will expand your technical and leadership skills, and provide you with a lifelong network of colleagues and experts in their fields. We offer Master's degrees in Applied Data Science, Information Systems, and Library & Information Science, as well as Certificates of Advanced Study in Cloud Management, Data Science, e-Government, Enterprise Technology Leadership, Information Security Management, and Information Technology Management.


  • Application Fee

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Additional Requirements

Now that you’ve decided to become an iSchooler, visit campus virtually or in-person, start your application, and learn how to finance your education. We’re with you every step of the way.

Application Deadline

Fall - Priority Date is February 1, Final Deadline is June 1.

Spring - Priority Date is October 15, Final Deadline is December 15.

Summer - Priority Date is April 1, Final Deadline is May 1.

*M.S. applications are accepted beyond the priority date on a space-available basis until the deadline.

**The M.S. in LIS does not accept new students in the summer; International students who are not currently in the U.S. should plan to start in the fall or the spring terms.

Student Body

Clubs & Associations

Expand your professional and social networks through our student organizations. Choose from over 300 options, ranging from Division I athletic teams and intramural sports to performing arts clubs and cultural social clubs.


Our graduates get some of the best jobs that industry, non-profits, and government agencies have to offer. With excellent salaries, high employer demand, and high job satisfaction rates, careers in this field are highly desirable. In fact, Glassdoor ranked data science and information management jobs as the #1 recommended career track to pursue six years in a row. Additional, through our Experiential Learning opportunities you are able to think outside the classroom. Gain experience with leading-edge technologies, client projects, research, and visits with leaders in the field, helping you build your resume and the network to advance your own career.

Tuition & Financial Aid

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