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Join the ranks of the Information Management professional.

There are many exciting careers awaiting you as a future MLIS or combined degree graduate. Whether you choose a traditional or non-traditional career, you will discover that your MLIS knowledge and skills are readily transferable.

What is Information Management, anyway?

At the School of Information (SIM), we define information management as a people-centred approach to discovering, organizing, analyzing, representing, and accessing data, information, and knowledge. Effective IM gets the right information to the right people at the right time. 

Information managers are dynamic, socially responsible, innovative professionals skilled in the management of information and technology, who provide leadership and vision in a knowledge-based society. They advocate for the values-based management of knowledge and information, and advance the discipline of Information Management by pursuing creative multidisciplinary research.

 

 

What can I do with an MLIS degree?

Our students go on to careers in libraries and archives* and information management** in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Read our alumni profiles to find out how our alumni are making the MLIS degree work for them.

 

What do I need to get in?

We accept applicants from all intellectual backgrounds.

Do I need to have a certain degree to be accepted into the program?

No. SIM welcomes applicants from all disciplines: arts, humanities, social sciences, sciences & technology.