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Cornell MPS in Information Science
Cornell University Information Science
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“The Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Information Science is an interdisciplinary, one year program that prepares students for successful careers in information science….
[The program] allows each student to individually tailor a unique still set for their career goals, such as user experience design, data science, interactive technology, and networks and markets. Our flexible curriculum allows students to develop strong technical skills and in-depth understanding of the social and behavioral aspects of information technology. Students can choose from all of the courses offered at Cornell during the program….Each MPS student cam map a course of study particular to the career goals that student is hoping to achieve. MPS students gain practical experience by putting their new skills to use in semester-long projects….
If you’re interested in a career that involves both the technical and behavioral aspects of information technology, an MPS degree could provide you with the foundation you need.”
Recommended Prerequisites: "A foundation in technical, social science, and human-centered systems areas. An idea incoming student will have solid writing skills, computing experience with some proficiency in a high-level programming language and an understanding of web technologies, good analytical skills, an understanding of the human/cognitive facet of information systems, and a mathematical foundation that includes calculus, probability, statistics, and linear algebra." GRE scores are also required to apply.