Information Architecture

Learn how to develop and manage complex content systems

The Information Architecture Specialization will prepare you to work as an information architect in both the private and public sectors. You’ll learn how to plan, oversee, implement, and manage the growth of content systems in support of user understanding. This specialization is available to Master of Information Science (M.I.S.) and Master of Library Science (M.L.S.) students.

Your core specialization requirements will focus on designing and organizing systems based on the principles of human-computer interaction and usability, and include a capstone project where you’ll integrate the theoretical and practical components of information architecture into a single enterprise. To hone your expertise as an information architect, you’ll choose from a wide array of electives, including courses in information systems design and visualization, metadata, indexing, and more.