It is our vision to provide a quality educational program, and for students to have the very best educational experience possible. By the end of their time in the MSIS program, each student should be able to:
- Describe and discuss the processes of creation, organization, distribution, storage, access, retrieval, management, use, and preservation of information.
- Describe and discuss the nature of leadership and management in the information professions and the importance of participation in the global information society.
- Apply the general principles, values, and ethical standards of providing information services in a variety of settings and for diverse populations.
- Comply with the changing responsibilities of the information professional in a culturally diverse and networked global society.
- Identify critical professional issues in a variety of organizational, cultural, societal, disciplinary, transdisciplinary, and historical contexts.
- Analyze and apply standards or policies related to the processes of creation, organization, distribution, storage, access, retrieval, management, use or preservation of information.
- Explain the changing nature of information, information needs, and information behavior.
- Assess and implement information technologies, systems, sources and services that serve users effectively and efficiently.
- Analyze research and apply it to information practice.