Information Science

As an information science major, you’ll examine information systems in their social, cultural, economic, historical, legal and political contexts. Although computer science is an important part of the program, the emphasis is on systems and their use, rather than on the technologies that underlie them.

Sample classes

  • Health & Computation
  • Information Ethics, Law and Policy
  • Data-Driven Web Applications
  • Human Robot Interaction – Research & Design


All information below is based on the 2022 First-Destination Post-Graduate Survey. Lists are not exhaustive; rather, they are a sampling of the data. If you would like more information, please email

What can you do with a degree in Information Science? 

Graduate School:

In 2022, 21% of information science students embarked on graduate school journeys. They pursued various advanced degrees, with 63% focusing on their MPS, 16% working towards a JD, 5% dedicated to an MEng, and more. Their graduate field interest ranges from information science (68%) to law (16%) and film & video studies (5%).

These ambitious individuals have chosen to continue their education at prestigious institutions like New York University, Georgetown University, Emory University, and Columbia University. 


77% of information science graduates secured employment, and the majority entered sectors in consulting/professional practice (30%), technology (28%), and financial services (20%). Ernst & Young, Deloitte Consulting, and Microsoft were the top 2022 employers. 

Where 2022 Information Science Graduates Work

Employer Job Titles
Accenture Software Engineer
Amazon UX Designer
American Express Software Engineer
Apple Technical Product Manager
Bank of America Software Engineer
Capital One Product Manager
Deloitte Consulting Strategy Analyst
Google Technical Writer
L'Oreal USA Consumer Data Analyst
Meta Product Designer
Microsoft Product Manager
Procter & Gamble Growth Analyst
Slack Software Engineer
Visa, Inc. Systems Analyst