School of Information Sciences

Prospective Students

The University of Pittsburgh’s School of Information Sciences (SIS) is a pioneer in the education of information professionals. For more than 100 years, our graduates have gone on to successful and rewarding careers in meeting the information needs of society.

Our degree programs:

Undergraduate Program in Information Science
Learn to build systems, design interfaces, and secure the digital environment.
Upper Division Program, BSIS Degree

Graduate Information Science and Technology Program
Discover how to build systems and manage information using today’s technology—and how to design and master the technology of the future.
Masters, CAS and Ph.D. Degrees

Library and Information Science Graduate Program
Accredited by the ALA and ranked in the top-10 graduate programs in US News & World Report.
Masters, CAS and Ph.D. Degrees

Telecommunications and Networking Program
Offers education and research in developing the future cyberinfrastructure.
Masters, CAS and PhD Degrees

You are invited to discover more about the opportunities available to you at the iSchool @ Pitt. Attend one of our informational events described here.

Alumni describe the opportunities at SIS and in the IS field

Pat Welch, Regional Manager, Dell Advanced Systems Group

How did SIS prepare you?

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Student Research

At the iSchool, you will have the chance to participate in research projects funded by the NSF, DARPA, ARO, and IMLS.