Tailored Programs

The School of Information's master's curriculum offers a number of options for students to craft a concentration or specialization once they have completed their required courses. All students interested in any of our tailored programs must complete general procedures for admission and are encouraged to consult with their academic advisor.

The following examples offer suggestions for how students might configure their program of study specialization.

Suggested Areas of Study

  • User Experience
  • Archives
  • Interactive Design
  • Web Development
  • Health Informatics
  • Librarianship
  • Information Architecture
  • Digital Asset Management
  • Digital Humanities
  • Curation and Preservation


Endorsement of Specialization

A certificate which recognizes a successful completion of 12 semester credit hours of planned cohesive study within the 40 semester credits hours required for the MSIS program.


Certificate of Advanced Study

The Certificate of Advanced Study recognizes completion of 12 additional semester credit hours dedicated to specialized coursework.


Portfolio Programs

iSchool students interested in a cross-disciplinary academic area of inquiry are welcome to participate in one of the many Graduate Portfolio Programs offered by UT while completing requirements for their MSIS degree.


Dual Degree Program

The iSchool proudly partners with numerous colleges and cognate disciplines on the UT campus to offer a unique array of dual and integrated masters programs.