About SJSU iSchool

The San José State University School of Information prepares individuals for careers as information professionals. Graduates work in diverse areas of the information profession, such as user experience design, digital asset management, information architecture, electronic records management, information governance, digital preservation, and librarianship.

The SJSU School of Information offers several online educational programs, including three master's degree programs: Master of Library and Information Science, Master of Archives and Records Administration, and Master of Science in Informatics. The school also offers two certificate programs for professional development and continuing education.

Award-Winning

The SJSU School of Information is a recognized leader in online education and received the Online Learning Consortium’s 2014 Outstanding Online Program award and 2013 Effective Practice award.

Convenient and Flexible

Students benefit from the opportunity to live anywhere while enrolling in courses, without needing to leave jobs and relocate families to pursue their educational goals. From the comfort of their homes, students can participate in online courses and earn a master’s degree without ever stepping foot on the San Jose San José State University campus in California.

Interactive Online Environment

In addition, students benefit from an interactive online learning environment, where we incorporate the latest technology to enrich the learning experience. They connect with peers and instructors through web conferencing, social networking platforms, a web-based learning management system, and instant messaging.

Most course content is delivered asynchronously – giving students the freedom to access the course at any time they choose, from any location. Some courses also include occasional live synchronous sessions.

Online Teaching Expertise

Every course is taught online. The instructors are experts in online teaching, utilizing the latest tools and methods be effective online educators. Many faculty members conduct research regarding online learning and share their knowledge regarding developments in online education via presentations and publications.

Programs taught in:
  • English

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San Jose State University - School of Information

The Master of Science in Informatics degree program at the San José State University School of Information prepares graduate students for exciting careers focused on anal ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Science in Informatics degree program at the San José State University School of Information prepares graduate students for exciting careers focused on analyzing and managing data—and making that data secure and actionable for users within a specific field, such as health or sports.

The MS in Informatics program is ideal for students with technical and non-technical backgrounds who are interested in exploring connections between people and technology.

Customized Curriculum

All students will build a foundation focused on human/computer interaction and the needs of the end user. Students will then apply the Informatics skill set in one of three contexts focused on end users within a specific domain, such as Health (including Telehealth) or Sports, or with a focus on Cybersecurity and Privacy.... [-]

USA San Jose
August 2019
1 - 7 years
Online
San Jose State University - School of Information

The Master of Archives and Records Administration degree program at the San José State University School of Information prepares students for careers in the rapidly expan ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Archives and Records Administration degree program at the San José State University School of Information prepares students for careers in the rapidly expanding fields of records management, corporate archives, and information governance.

Advanced Technology

Students learn to use sophisticated technologies to organize, preserve, and provide access to a growing volume of digital and analog assets. Graduates of the MARA online degree program will be among the few information professionals specifically trained to manage the irreplaceable, yet highly vulnerable digital materials now produced by corporate, government, and nonprofit institutions.

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USA San Jose
August 2019
1 - 7 years
Online
San Jose State University - School of Information

The Master of Library and Information Science degree program at the San José State University School of Information prepares graduate students for exciting careers as inf ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Library and Information Science degree program at the San José State University School of Information prepares graduate students for exciting careers as information professionals who work in myriad information environments and professional positions.

Customized Curriculum

With numerous electives and variety of course topics available in the MLIS program, graduate students can customize their studies to fit their interests and career objectives.

Internship Opportunities

Our MLIS students have the unique opportunity to participate in an innovative internship program. Our school works directly with internship site supervisors to maintain a database of more than 200 internship opportunities each semester, including virtual internships. Imagine interning at a high-tech Silicon Valley company without ever stepping foot in San José, California.... [-]

USA San Jose
August 2019
1 - 7 years
Online
San Jose State University - School of Information

The Post-Master’s Certificate in Library and Information Science program at the San José State University School of Information focuses on technology and emerging trends ... [+]

Overview

The Post-Master’s Certificate in Library and Information Science program at the San José State University School of Information focuses on technology and emerging trends in the information profession. It is designed for information professionals who want to update their professional knowledge and expand their skill sets. If you already hold a master’s degree in any discipline, you are eligible to enroll in the Post-Master’s Certificate program.

Convenient 100% Online Learning

With this convenient and fully online program, you can live anywhere while you earn your certificate. Since most course work is delivered asynchronously, you don’t have to rearrange your work schedule in order to attend live sessions. The Post-Master’s Certificate program is delivered exclusively online via interactive online learning technology. The built-in flexibility of the online program is a huge bonus for many working students.... [-]

USA San Jose
August 2019
1 - 3 years
Online