Emphasizing the use, implementation, management and evaluation of information technologies for a wide range of organizations, the IT concentration will prepare you to work in a diverse information technology landscape.

Career Opportunities

Applications Developer Digital Library Programmer
Search Engine Engineer Information Technology Librarian
Web and Content Developer Integrated Library Systems Manager
Emerging Technologies Specialist


To pursue the Information Technology Concentration you must complete and submit the Information Technology Concentration Declaration of Intent form. This will allow the program coordinator to track student progress and communicate with you via the email list.

Things to know…

  • The concentration is a credential which appears on your transcript, and is completed within the context of the MLIS program.
  • You may not earn a concentration and a certificate based on identical coursework.
  • Upon completion of your coursework, your concentration program will be reviewed and approved by the coordinator of the Information Technology Concentration.
  • Please submit the Declaration of Intent Form (above).
Program Requirements

The Information Technology Concentration requires a minimum of 15 credits of coursework taken from the list of qualifying courses below.

Required Courses & Electives

For a complete list of required courses and electives for the Information Technology Concentration, please visit the UWM Graduate School Catalog.


Related Courses

Related Courses

Recommended Courses (not counted toward the concentration)

  • COMPST 701 Mathematical and Computing Fundamentals
  • COMPST 702 Software Development in Python
  • COMPST 703 Software Engineering Principles