Master of Science in Information Management online

Master of Science in Information Management online

Earn Your Master of Science in Information Management Online

Now offered full-time or part-time

Learn more about how you can become a strategic information management leader.

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Information is more than data points and statistics — information is power. In the right hands, information can create more inclusive systems that drive society forward and empower individuals to make a meaningful difference. 

The University of Washington’s iSchool’s Master of Science in Information Management (MSIM) program offered full-time and part-time online answers the need for information management professionals devoted to social good, showing students that information is more than a mechanism for competitive leverage — it is a tool that can spur positive social change.

Ranked #7 in Best Global Universities by U.S. News & World Report, this program bridges the humanities and technology, teaching students to consider the human implications and impacts of information systems.

What Makes the UW MSIM Program Unique

How Our Graduates Impact the World

Thanks to a required practicum and a holistic curriculum providing a foundational understanding of the intersection of information management and ethics, UW MSIM graduates are highly sought-after employees with proven expertise in the field. 

Our graduates emerge from the program ready to implement cutting-edge information management strategies that advance our society forward, whether by creating more inclusive digital infrastructures or designing equitable public transit systems. MSIM graduates understand the transformative power of information — and use that power to make our society better.  

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What Our Students Have to Say

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The iSchool is excellent at bringing today’s industry practices and expectations into the curriculum alongside the foundations of information management. I graduated understanding the principles of information management and feeling immediately ready to add value to my firm and client’s goals and initiatives in the tech sector.” 

— Emily Smalligan, MSIM ‘18, senior associate, PwC

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The MSIM program has been great so far… The faculty members are very supportive, and I would say the same thing about my classmates. The classroom environment is really open, and I feel comfortable sharing my ideas and thoughts. The content we’re learning is so relevant to the information challenges and opportunities we face today — from information ethics and data privacy to using big data for social good.”

— Ambrose Zhi, current MSIM student

Program Highlights

Cutting-Edge Experience

Thanks to a cutting-edge curriculum that reflects the most current challenges and trends in the industry, MSIM graduates are innovative problem-solvers and highly sought-after professionals.

Flexible and Customizable

With early- and mid-career paths, as well as accelerated and traditional tracks, this flexible program is highly customizable to your specific career experience, interests and goals.

Accessible to All Students

You don’t need any prior experience in tech or information management to enroll. The holistic, interdisciplinary curriculum will give you the foundational knowledge you need to be an asset to any organization.

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Master of Science in Information Management online

Master of Science in Information Management online

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Ranked #7
2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities

Final Deadline: May 4 2022

Applicants will be considered for a *$750 Merit-Based scholarship

Upcoming Winter 2023 Deadlines

Now enrolling for classes starting January 3, 2023.

Eligible for a $3,000* merit-based scholarship








*A complete application is required for scholarship consideration by the deadlines above.

Eligible for a $1,300* merit-based scholarship