Where Can the iSchool Take You?
Here are just some of the careers for which a master's degree in information science can prepare you:
Accessibility Researcher: Develop, test and improve apps and products to make them more user-friendly for people with disabilities.
Content Strategist: Become a web professional who is responsible for overseeing the successful identification and fulfillment of web-related content throughout the project life cycle.
Data Analyst: Data analysts are tasked with managing and interpreting that data to help companies make better business decisions.
Database Developer: Database developers are responsible for planning, implementing, and configuring database systems to meet user requirements.
Information Architect: These professionals plan the structure, organization, navigation, labeling, and indexing of complex, multi-page websites and intranets to support usability and findability, as well as to accommodate scalability for future growth.
Information Security Analyst: Security analysts ensure a firm’s information stays safe from cyber threats and attacks.
IT Project Manager: Project Managers oversee software development projects, coordinating with internal and external clients, consultants, and computer specialists to see projects through from development to implementation.
Librarian: Information professionals and librarians in particular are in a unique position to bridge the gaps that exist between people, information and technology.
Taxonomy Lead: A person working in taxonomy designs, creates, edits, and/or maintains taxonomies, which are specific types of structured terms in a simple hierarchy or term sets used for organizing, indexing and retrieving content.
User Experience Designer: UX designers create and test software, websites, and other technology-based systems and services to optimize the ease and efficiency of users’ task performance.
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