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

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As an Army veteran at the I School, Steve Trush (MIMS ’18) felt empowered to apply his experience in operational planning and security risk management in the “tech for social good” space: “We learn in the military how to lead diverse teams to solve problems under immense resource constraints, but that skill needs to be adapted to how the tech industry works ... the I School helps make that translation of skills possible.”

The incoming cohort of the I School’s newest degree program, the Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS), includes several student veterans. Delivered online, MICS provides the technical skills and contextual knowledge students need to assume leadership positions in technology companies as well as government and military organizations.

The Master of Information and Cybersecurity provides the technical skills and contextual knowledge students need to assume...

On November 1, 2018, the University announced a new interdisciplinary Division of Data Science and Information, which will include the data science major, BIDS, a new Data Science Commons, collaboration with EECS and Statistics, and the School of Information.

This opportunity will ensure that the I School remains a key player in the data science revolution and helps shape the direction of data science research and education on the Berkeley campus. The Division will support greater collaboration among the colleges and professional schools on campus to create a holistic approach to data science, one that aligns with our mission and interdisciplinary vision.

Announcing the creation of a new interdisciplinary Division of Data Science and Information.



Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor

The impacts of data mining, policy algorithms, and predictive risk models on poor and working-class people in America.


School of Information 2019 Winter Commencement

Honor summer and fall I School graduates with keynote speaker, student speaker, and presentation of the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.

Student Projects

Deep Learning for Safe Driving
Deep Learning for Safe Driving.
Patients should be the doctor’s focus, not the computer.  Scriboto...
A tool for better understanding the dynamics of food insecurity.
A data science exploration of rap lyrics, and what it takes to make it...