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Pre–Fall 2013 Requirements

If you began the Chemical Information Specialization before fall 2013, you have different requirements.
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Chemical Information Specialization for M.I.S.

The growth in the quantity and quality of information is transforming science. The Chemical Information Specialization for the Master of Information Science prepares you to contribute to—and benefit from—this change.

Your information science degree and subject knowledge in chemistry will qualify you for positions such as hospital information specialist, medical systems database designer, and knowledge manager for a pharmaceutical company, among many others.

The specialization will appear on your transcript.


In addition to the M.I.S. required courses—including the technology literacy and programming requirements—you need to complete:

Specialization Advisor

Roger Beckman
Head, Chemistry Library and Life Sciences Library

IU Resources and Professional Development