Advancing knowledge and practice wherever people interact with information and technology

Degree Programs

Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS)

Educating information professionals to provide leadership for an information-driven world.

Ph.D. in Information Management and Systems

A research program for next-generation scholars of the information age.

Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS)

Online degree preparing data science professionals to solve real-world problems.

5th Year Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS)

One-year online degree training UC Berkeley undergraduates for data science careers.

Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS)

Online degree preparing cybersecurity leaders for complex cybersecurity challenges.

COVID-19 Coronavirus Response

I School News

teen working at a laptop
teen working at a laptop

Online education has been a growing phenomenon over the past decade. Then, in the blink of an eye, the COVID-19 pandemic forced almost all schooling to go online as the nation sheltered-in-place. This brought to the forefront some long-term studies being conducted by three School of Information researchers, Associate Professor Jenna Burrell, Ph.D. student Anne Jonas, and Assistant Adjunct Professor Morgan G. Ames, who explore inequality and digitization in educational spaces. Their work has revealed that devices alone don’t facilitate learning and WiFi doesn’t automatically create access.

The sudden need for distance education relates to ongoing research by Prof. Jenna Burrell, Anne Jonas, Prof. Morgan G. Ames, who...
Andrew Bullen, Sharon Lin, and Christina Carr
Andrew Bullen, Sharon Lin, and Christina Carr

Incoming 5th Year MIDS student Christina Carr was chosen as the inaugural recipient of the Sharon X. Lin & Andrew R. Bullen Graduate Fellowship in Data Science for the 2020–21 academic year. The award supports students in the Master’s of Information and Data Science program who show a commitment to gender equity within the program. 

Passionate about math and science from an early age, Sharon was raised by a single mother who encouraged her daughters to value education, which was one of the reasons the couple decided to fund a fellowship to benefit gender equity in the MIDS program. “Female representation, encouraging minorities to go into STEM, helping people from lower-income brackets — I want all of these people to thrive in the STEM environment!” Lin said.

Inaugural Sharon X. Lin (’11, MIDS ’15) and Andrew R. Bullen (’10) Fellowship goes to incoming 5th Year MIDS student and Berkeley...



Littlest Bear Virtual 5K Run/Walk 2020

A fun run/walk/roll for the I School Community! Proceeds benefit Diversity & Inclusion Fellowships.


Data Science Summer 2020 Capstone Project Showcase for 5th Year MIDS Students

Graduating MIDS students present their data science projects.


Cybersecurity Summer 2020 Capstone Project Showcase

Graduating MICS students present their cybersecurity projects.

Student Projects

Logo Design
There are many solutions to resolve issues with passwords, but our...
Sidewaukee: Making our city accessible
Enabling wheelchair users to confidently anticipate obstacles using...
An optimization tool for street sweeping planning to create a clean and...
Approachable VR Content Creation
A markdown-based web framework for generating WebVR exhibits.