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A Master’s Degree from UCLA iSchool Delivers Career Success


Our graduates have amazing careers.

Their reach includes almost all libraries, archives, and museums in the greater Los Angeles area, as well as numerous not-for-profit organizations, private companies, government agencies, universities, colleges, and schools across the country and around the world.

  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  • California State Library
  • William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
  • Paul Getty Museum
  • Library of Congress
  • Los Angeles Public Library
  • National Archives
  • Disney
  • eBay
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Sony Pictures

They work as:

  • Community archivists
  • Data entrepreneurs
  • Database administrators
  • Information architects
  • Intelligence analysts
  • Knowledge anagers
  • Media strategists
  • Metadata curators
  • Preservation specialists
  • Reference librarians
  • User experience designers

The placement rate for MLIS graduates has averaged approximately 90% over the last ten years.

Graduates of the PhD program in information studies are sought after worldwide for leadership, research, and teaching positions at the most prestigious institutions. Former students are now tenured or tenure-track faculty at the Universities of Indiana, Maryland, Pittsburgh, Texas, Toronto, and Washington, among many others.


Please watch for upcoming IS recruitment events and announcements of Information Sessions for Fall 2018 in early 2017


Department of Information Studies
University of California, Los Angeles

GSE&IS Building
300 Charles E. Young Drive North
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1520

(Campus Maps, Directions, and Parking)

Students are admitted to the MLIS and PhD programs annually in the fall quarter. This year’s application deadline is December 1. Direct inquiries and personal contact with students who are interested in applying are always welcome. For more information about the programs and application please contact¬†Student Services representative Michelle Maye:maye@gseis.ucla.edu