12 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
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The Masters of Science in Information (INFOMS) at University of Arizona provides a course-based degree targeted at future information professionals. 

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Through highly interdisciplinary curriculum, community interaction opportunities, and emphasis on information engagement, the MS in Information (INFOMS) at University of Arizona aims to produce generations of information professionals and researchers who have the knowledge, skill, and ability to collaborate across disciplines to solve real-world information problems and address grand information challenges of today and the future.


The School of Information (iSchool) is well positioned to provide world-class graduate education in many of the sub-disciplines of Information.  In particular, our faculty has expertise to support graduate education in Information Ethics, Intellectual Property Rights, Information and Social Network Analysis, Computational Intelligence, Data Science, Information Systems, Healthcare Informatics, as well as Biodiversity and Ecological Informatics. The iSchool is actively engaged in collaborative research in other departments around the University of Arizona as well as other U.S. and international universities and research institutes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Information
  • Information Research Methods 
  • Organization of Information 
  • Design, Art and the Environment 
  • Digital Art Studio Seminar 
  • Artificial Intelligence for Health and Medicine 
  • Probabilistic Graphical Models 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • a bachelor's degree from an accredited school/institution.
  • a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Undergraduate preparatory courses in basic principles of mathematics, probability and statistics, and programming methodology.
  • Unofficial transcripts from ALL higher education institutions attended (this includes ALL institutions attended including community colleges).  Undergraduate preparatory courses should include basic principles of mathematics, probability and statistics, and programming methodology
  • Unofficial proof of English proficiency - official scores will be sent directly to the university - International students only who do not hold a degree from an American university.
  • Current resumé or curriculum vitae (CV) in the "Supplemental Questions" section
  • A 750-1000 word Statement of Purpose
  • Provide email addresses and contact information for two recommenders in the ‘Letters of Recommendation’ section. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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