Skills for an Increasingly Complex World
For five decades, the UBC iSchool (formerly the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (SLAIS)) has been a leader in educating information professionals in Canada, equipping them with the knowledge and understanding necessary to obtain and manage information in an increasingly complex world.
iSchool offers students graduate level instruction and hands-on practice in library and archival theory and best professional practices. Students specialize in:
- Master of Archival Studies (MAS)
- Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS)
- Dual MAS/MLIS
- First Nations Concentration in MAS and MLIS Degrees
iSchool co-op students complete a minimum of 21 credits, including all core courses, of their program before starting a co-op position.
Types of Work iSchool Students Perform
Public, private, and non-profit employers from across Canada, the USA and beyond have benefited from hiring graduate students studying the most recent techniques in the library, information management, and archival fields.
iSchool students perform jobs such as:
- Archives & Preservation of Information
- Records Management
- Library & Information Services
- Information Systems Management
- Information Policy
- Information Analysis & Retrieval
- Data Discovery & Wrangling
For more information, please contact Anna Jubilo, Coordinator, Graduate Programs, at firstname.lastname@example.org.