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University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
115 Séraphin Marion Street
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1N 6N5

Information Studies (MIS)

   
Program Information
Faculty: Graduate Programs
Degree: Master; Co-op
Field of Study: Information Science/Studies
Description The School of Information Studies, located in the Faculty of Arts, offers a graduate program leading to the degree of Master of Information Studies (MIS). This program is open to graduates in all disciplines, and is offered on a full-time and part-time basis. The program is governed by the general regulations of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (FGPS). Students complete 7 compulsory core courses in their first year of study plus a capstone experience course in their final semester. The master's program offers three options to complete the 48 credits required for the MIS degree. The three options include a course-based option, a thesis option, and a co-op option. Graduates of the MIS program are prepared to take on many exciting career opportunities as controlled vocabulary specialists, digital curators, information architects, knowledge management analysts, library directors, metadata managers, privacy analysts, records managers and web content managers, to name just a few.
Website: Information Studies (MIS) at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 16 Month(s)
Cost per year:
National:$12,672.16
Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 70 to 70
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 92-93]

Applicants whose first language is neither English or French, need to demonstrate their proficiency in both English and French: B in comprehension on Federal Government language exam and F7/E7 on OLBI exam also acceptable. Applicants whose first language is English need to demonstrate their proficiency in French: B in comprehension on Federal Governement language exam and F7 on OLBI exam also acceptable. Applicants whose first language is French need to demonstrate their proficiency in English: B in comprehension on Federal Government language exam and E7 on OLBI exam also acceptable.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Two recommendation letters, a letter of intent, writing sample in French or English (minimum 800 words) and transcripts from all previous universities attended are required. A meeting with the Director of the School of Information Studies may be requested.. Telephone interviews may be arranged if required. Admission to the co-operative program and assignment of placements is the responsibility of the coop office. Admission is on a competitive basis. The conditions to be met are as follows: be registered full-time students in the course-based option; have maintained a B average in their master’s courses; have completed the first session of the master’s program; be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: August 17, 2018