Information, MSI

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Degree Type
Master of Science
Credit Hours
College of
Communication & Information

The master of science in Information enables you to gain a solid foundation in areas such as general librarianship, information architecture and technology, information needs and services, and youth services. You'll gain the theoretical basis needed to build the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to function effectively in professional positions. You'll demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles of the profession, in order to analyze critically their current role(s) and establish future directions for the information fields, gain knowledge of techniques that underlie basic information activities, and develop the ability to adapt to changing demands and opportunities for information provision within society, including the application of emerging techniques and technologies.

Available Majors

  • Information
  • Information Science & Technology

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Program Accreditation
American Library Association

University Accreditation: Florida State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees. Florida State University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels.

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