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 Science

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.

Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS)

Online degree preparing cybersecurity leaders for complex cybersecurity challenges.

I School News

images of Eric Meyer smiling with arms crossed wearing a yellow tie
images of Eric Meyer smiling with arms crossed wearing a yellow tie

Eric T. Meyer has been appointed dean of the UC Berkeley School of Information and will begin his new job on Aug. 1. He comes to Berkeley from the University of Texas at Austin, where he has been dean of the School of Information since 2018.

Throughout his career, Dean Meyer has championed interdisciplinary scholarship, effectively bridging gaps between diverse academic fields and uniting researchers from various disciplinary backgrounds. Dean Meyer’s ability to foster interdisciplinary collaboration will be a cornerstone of his leadership as dean of the I School.

Eric T. Meyer has been appointed dean of the UC Berkeley School of Information and will begin his new job on Aug. 1. He...
students in graduation regalia at commencement
students in graduation regalia at commencement

“Graduates, you are at an inflection point in your careers,” commencement speaker Gigi Sohn asserted. “During your careers, you too will probably have unpredictable twists and turns, have big successes and difficult setbacks, and have to make choices about what to do next. I’m hoping that by sharing my story, you will be inspired to keep choosing the path that you know is right for you and for society, even if it sometimes comes at a cost.”

On May 18, 2024, the School of Information welcomed 423 of 670 total graduating students from the Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS), the Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS), the Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS), and the Ph.D. in Information Science programs to the UC Berkeley campus. 

On May 18, 2024, the School of Information welcomed 423 of 670 total graduating students from the Master of Information...

Events

Jul 
29

Littlest Bear Virtual 5K Run/Walk 2024

A fun run/walk/roll for the I School community.

Aug 
07

Cybersecurity Summer 2024 Capstone Project Showcase

Graduating MICS students present their cybersecurity projects. A panel of judges will select an outstanding project for the Lily L. Chang MICS Capstone Award.

Aug 
15

Data Science Summer 2024 Capstone Project Showcase

Graduating MIDS students present their data science projects. A panel of judges will select an outstanding project for the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.

Student Projects

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Playscape is an outdoor play system for kids to explore local...
OceanWatch logo: a circle with a large wave
OceanWatch provides a swift, accurate, and economical solution to...
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Magenta is a mobile application for young adults that provides them...
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NFC Sentinel is a novel MFA system for keyless car key fobs, enhancing...