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.

I School News

Group of graduates with faculty

On January 12, 2019, 129 students in the Master of Information and Data Science program graduated from UC Berkeley. On a sunny day in the midst of an otherwise rain-drenched week, 68 of these graduates gathered at Hertz Hall, surrounded by family and friends, colleagues and mentors, to participate in the I School’s Winter Commencement.

Amit Bhattacharyya, Head of Data Science at Vox Media, and instructor in the MIDS program delivered the keynote address. Alberto Melgoza Paez, a Data and Systems Architect at Google, was the student speaker.

On January 12, 2019, 129 students in the Master of Information and Data Science program graduated from UC Berkeley.
MIDS students with awards in front of Campanile

The School of Information’s January 2019 commencement ceremony presented an opportunity to honor both faculty and student achievements.

Dean AnnaLee Saxenian presented awards for outstanding capstone projects from the Master of Information & Data Science program, and students in the MIDS program voted for their most outstanding instructors and teaching assistant.

The School of Information January 2019 graduation ceremony celebrated outstanding MIDS capstone projects and distinguished...



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School of Information Ph.D. students share their innovative research with the community.

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