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


The School of Information 2019 graduation ceremony celebrated outstanding MIMS and MIDS capstone projects and distinguished faculty and students.

Chen Award-winning MIMS projects, respectively, attempt to improve the enrollment process for public schools in San Francisco, and create an AI-powered search and discovery platform that enables users to find skincare and cosmetic products that are compatible with their skin

The Varian Award-winning MIDS project is a sound-based fall detection system that uses a neural network model trained from simulated human falls along with millions of open source sounds, to provide effective, low-cost, unintrusive, and privacy-sensitive peace of mind for the elderly and their loved ones.

The School of Information 2019 graduation ceremony celebrated outstanding MIMS and MIDS capstone projects and outstanding faculty...
Thejo Kote (MIMS 2011)

I School alumnus Thejo Kote, MIMS ’11, recently launched Airbase after raising $7 million of Series A venture capital funding. The startup is the first all-in-one spend management platform and already boasts an impressive portfolio of customers. Kote’s first startup, Automatic, was acquired by SiriusXM for over $100 million in 2017.

“As a founder who has to do a lot of varied things, the I School gave me an appreciation for many different disciplines. I think it made me a better creator of products, and in turn, helped the companies I started to be more successful.”

I School alumnus Thejo Kote, MIMS ’11, launched spend management startup Airbase after raising $7 million of Series A...



School of Information May 2019 Commencement

Honor the class of 2019 with keynote speaker Geoff Nunberg, student speakers, and presentation of the James R. Chen Awards and the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Awards.

Student Projects

Investigating solutions to protect consumers against phone phishing.
Within the tradition of reflective design, we explore technology's...
Investigating the impact of polling place closures on voter turnout