The 24-credit CAS in Information Science provides a personalized program of study beyond the MSIS degree. The program will provide you with an opportunity to explore a specific field of interest or to update skills and competencies. Designed for people who do not wish to pursue the PhD degree.

In this quickly-evolving field, it is critical for professionals to gain knowledge of leading-edge topics and to update their skills to reflect the latest in technology and research. A CAS degree will keep your skills current.

Candidates for the Information Science certificate must complete the following requirements:

  • A total of 24 credits in graduate-level courses acceptable to the advisor and passed with a grade point average of at least B (3.00 on a 4.00 scale)
  • Fifteen of the 24 credits must be taken from among the approved courses for the MSIS degree program.

Course work must be completed within a period of four calendar years from the student’s initial registration in the certificate program.