School of Information Sciences

Our Master’s Degree Programs

The iSchool at Pitt offers master’s degrees in three areas of study:

Information Science & Technology (MSIS)
The Information Science & Technology program balances theoretical principles with hands-on knowledge in storing and retrieving information, communicating information among systems, the interaction between people and information systems, and the role of information systems and technologies in both business and society.

Library & Information Science (MLIS)
The Library & Information Science program offers you the foundation of professional knowledge and skills you will need to become a leader in academic, public, school, and special libraries; archives; and business information centers. An on-campus as well as a fully online MLIS is offered.

Telecommunications & Networking (MST)
The Telecommunications & Networking program offers hands-on learning opportunities in telecommunications systems, computer networks, policy and management, wireless systems, and network security so that you'll find a rewarding career in industry, government, education, or the nonprofit sector.

A Vast Range

iSchool students may take courses and work on research projects in a vast range of subjects, tailoring programs suited to their own professional objectives.