About

Drawing from management, computer science, information systems, and information science, the MIM program provides you with the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully meet users’ information needs, lead efforts to develop organizations' information management capabilities, develop and deploy emerging technologies, and manage high-value information resources. 

The specific goals of the MIM program are to:

  • Prepare professionals for leadership positions that bridge the gap between technology-oriented staff, functional personnel, and management

  • Address the growing need for skilled information professionals who can strategically manage information and technology assets to fulfill critical information needs in organizations

  • Provide leadership in the information management field through the study of ethical, political, social, and technical issues related to information management in modern society

  • Assist organizations in the formation of information policies, development and application of information systems and services, and the use of information management technologies and methods

​What makes the MIM program unique?

The MIM program offers:

  • A cross-disciplinary approach that combines theory and problem-based learning

  • An innovative curriculum that allows students to gain both technical and managerial knowledge that can be applied immediately on the job

  • A diverse group of students who bring varied experiences and perspectives to the classroom and strong connections that can last throughout an entire career

  • A highly respected and involved faculty at top-ranked University of Maryland