Master of Science in Information Science M.S.

The information science discipline is expanding rapidly thanks to an ever-present demand for new innovations in information retrieval, storage, processing and analysis tools and techniques. The Master of Science in information science is a 33-credit-hour program designed to familiarize individuals with the advanced knowledge, skills, and technologies for working with large amounts of complex data. This degree also serves as a stepping stone toward pursuing other graduate degrees, such as the Ph.D. in computer and information science.

Admission Requirements

Anyone with a baccalaureate from an accredited school can apply for admission to the M.S. in information science program. Candidates who have a background in computer programming, database concepts, and applied statistics, or who have professional experience in an information analysis role will be the most prepared to enter and successfully complete the program.

Requirements for Regular Admission
• Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
• Cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
• Graduate Record Examination general test section (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores, or waiver form
• Completion of any remedial course work that may be specified by the department. Students seeking regular admission to the program are expected to have completed (with a grade of B or better in each course) course work or have professional experience equivalent to the following UA Little Rock courses:

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Regular fees: 320 - 383 USD

International Fees : 320 - 383 USD



$383per credit hour

Military and Veteran Rates: Graduate $320per credit hour




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