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)

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

UC Berkeley campus
UC Berkeley campus

Getting to and through a master’s or doctoral program is a long road, whether you’re the first in your family to go to college or the thirtieth. But because first-generation students don’t have family who are familiar with ins and outs of academia — the application and financial aid process, the norms and procedures — this puts many of them at a distinct disadvantage, if only because there’s nobody to tell them how things work. 

I School professors David Bamman and Michael Rivera, both first-generation college students themselves, shared how their experience informs their relationships with I School students and their advice for those who might be trying to go it alone.

Professors Michael Rivera and David Bamman recount their experience and share advice.
people on UC Berkeley campus
people on UC Berkeley campus

The School of Information has been selected as one of nine recipient schools or departments on the UC Berkeley campus to receive the new Graduate Diversity Pilot Program grant from the Graduate Division. As part of this $1.5 million initiative, the I School will receive $175,000 over four years.  

“With this program,” said Assistant Dean Catherine Cronquist Browning, “we will have the resources to recruit a group of students who not only receive individual support from faculty and staff, but who can also support each other as a community within the school.”

The School of Information has been selected as one of nine UC Berkeley recipients to receive the new Graduate Diversity...



In Conversation with Peter Schwartz, Senior Vice President for Strategic Planning, Salesforce

Peter Schwartz is one of the world’s most experienced, insightful, and entertaining analysts of the digital revolution.


Selling the Value of Data-centric Solutions

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


Cybersecurity Fall 2020 Capstone Project Showcase

Graduating MICS students present their cybersecurity projects.

Student Projects

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Next generation hardware security key that features malware detection,...
WildTrackAI applies cutting-edge computer vision technologies to...
Gredient uses an Optical Character Recognition algorithm to help users...
Sidewaukee: Making our city accessible
Enabling wheelchair users to confidently anticipate obstacles using...