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.

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I School News

Four 5th Year MIDS students
Four 5th Year MIDS students

The first cohort of 5th Year Master of Information and Data Science students graduated in August 2020. 5th Year MIDS is a degree pathway for newly minted UC Berkeley graduates with an interest in a professional data science program.

“It was important to me to be able to learn through a hands-on approach,” said Chelsea Shu, MIDS ’20. “5th Year MIDS addressed this by offering a collaborative environment with a project-focused curriculum.

The first cohort of 5th Year Master of Information and Data Science students graduated in August 2020.
Changran Hu
Changran Hu

Changran Hu (MIMS ’21) spent the summer of 2020 as a data science intern at Microsoft. 

Changran shares a typical day in his internship and how the experience changed his career interests: “Before the internship, I wanted to be a software engineer focused on ML. Now I want to do more research; I want to be an applied scientist doing research about NLP.”

Changran Hu (MIMS ’21) spent the summer of 2020 as a data science intern at Microsoft. 

Events

Today

102nd Birthday Celebration: a Virtual Celebration of Women Leaders Past, Present, and Future

Join us to celebrate the history of the I School, SIMS, SLIS, and School of Librarianship.

Oct 
08

A Day in the Life of a Data Scientist

A typical day in the life of a data scientist, with a demo of data engineering, data analysis, and data science using Spark SQL, Spark ML, Delta, and Redash.

Nov 
05

Selling the Value of Data-centric Solutions

Industry-specific Databricks case studies and an introduction to selling the value of data-centric solutions.

Student Projects

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Next generation hardware security key that features malware detection,...
WildTrackAI
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Enabling wheelchair users to confidently anticipate obstacles using...