Master of Information
Become an Information Professional
- Information penetrates all aspects of our digitally-mediated society
- Information professionals need to understand the political, technological, and epistemological consequences of rapidly changing information practices
- Education of information professionals must therefore address issues of leadership and critical thinking, and engage in studies of fundamental concepts, theories, and practices
- Thorough explorations of technology and resources for information institutions, services, and professionals are essential
- Our program has been continuously accredited by the American Library Assocation (ALA) since 1937 - the North American standard for professional practice in the field.
- Broad-based and inclusive, with information-focused fields from different disciplinary and professional viewpoints
- Flexible curriculum, customizable to each individual student's interests and needs
- You may choose a particular focus, or take a broad range of courses (including non-iSchool courses) or participate in a collaborative program with other U of T graduate departments
- You may choose a thesis option
- The program may be taken on a part-time basis
View the expectations with using information technologies.
- Archives & Records Management
- Critical Information Policy Studies
- Culture & Technology
- Information Systems & Design
- Knowledge Management & Information Management
- Knowledge Media Design
- Library & Information Science
- Coursework Option
- Thesis Option
Explore a novel interdisciplinary area or a special development in a particular discipline.
Concurrent Registration Option (CRO)
Master of Information/Master of Museum Studies (MI/MMSt)
Faculty of Law & Faculty of Information
Juris Doctor/Master of Information (JD/MI)
FULL-TIME, PART-TIME, NON-DEGREE STUDIES
CAREERS IN INFORMATION
Explore the career considerations in the growing information field.
Archives & Records Management; Knowledge Management & Information Management.
"I worked with iSchool alum through summer jobs with the Ontario government and they all said they loved the program and the opportunities it provided, so I felt that choosing the iSchool would be a great next step in my education."
Library & Information Science
"I had the opportunity to critically reflect upon many of the ideas that are taken as a given within the information economy, including ideas that shape public information policy nationally, and locally at the library administration level."