About SJSU iSchool
The San José State University School of Information prepares individuals for careers as information professionals. Graduates work in diverse areas of the information profession, such as user experience design, digital asset management, information architecture, electronic records management, information governance, digital preservation, and librarianship.
The SJSU School of Information offers several online educational programs, including three master's degree programs: Master of Library and Information Science, Master of Archives and Records Administration, and Master of Science in Informatics. The school also offers two certificate programs for professional development and continuing education.
The SJSU School of Information is a recognized leader in online education and received the Online Learning Consortium’s 2014 Outstanding Online Program award and 2013 Effective Practice award.
Convenient and Flexible
Students benefit from the opportunity to live anywhere while enrolling in courses, without needing to leave jobs and relocate families to pursue their educational goals. From the comfort of their homes, students can participate in online courses and earn a master’s degree without ever stepping foot on the San Jose San José State University campus in California.
Interactive Online Environment
In addition, students benefit from an interactive online learning environment, where we incorporate the latest technology to enrich the learning experience. They connect with peers and instructors through web conferencing, social networking platforms, a web-based learning management system, and instant messaging.
Most course content is delivered asynchronously – giving students the freedom to access the course at any time they choose, from any location. Some courses also include occasional live synchronous sessions.
Online Teaching Expertise
Every course is taught online. The instructors are experts in online teaching, utilizing the latest tools and methods be effective online educators. Many faculty members conduct research regarding online learning and share their knowledge regarding developments in online education via presentations and publications.