Masters in Library and Information Science
The mission of the Library and Information Science Program is to educate individuals for careers as librarians and information specialists and to undertake instruction, research and service programs that meet current and emerging library, information and technology needs. The Program supports the Department's and University's missions by developing leadership in a diverse local, national, and international population with an emphasis on Hawaii and the Asia-Pacific region.
Students may pursue the APA-accredited MLISc concurrently with a second Master's degree in Information and Computer Sciences.
- For further information on the LIS program, please visit the Library and Information Science Program website.
- For degree requirements, application materials and deadlines visit the Graduate Studies page for Library and Information Science.
M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer ScienceThe mission of the Computer Science program is to prepare students to be research and development leaders in computer science and computer technology. To this end, the program is a catalyst and a resource for shaping the future of the broad discipline of computer science. The faculty embraces the mutual interdependence of research and teaching to achieve excellence in both. As part of its mission the program brings the latest research findings into courses and actively involves students in research endeavors of the faculty. The program also provides leadership in the application of high technology to improve the educational experience.
Ph.D. students receive advanced training in the scientific principles and technology required to develop and evaluate new computer systems and applications. The curriculum covers all major areas of computer science, with active research in artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, human-computer interaction, software engineering and computer systems.
- For further information on the MS and Ph.D. programs, please visit the Information and Computer Sciences Department website.
- For degree requirements, application materials and deadlines visit the Graduate Studies page for Computer Science.
Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Communication and Information SciencesThe Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Communication and Information Sciences offers a PhD integrating the fields of communication, computer science, library studies, and management information systems. Because of the broad knowledge base required to support this interdisciplinary approach, the program also draws from such fields as political science, economics, engineering, operations research, and behavioral sciences. This unique program is sponsored by four academic faculties: Communication, Information and Computer Sciences, Information Technology Management, and Library and Information Science.
- For further information on Ph.D. program, please visit the Communication and Information Sciences Program website.
- For degree requirements, application materials and deadlines visit the Graduate Studies page for Communication and Information Sciences.
Application instructions and forms for all programs can be found in the: Admissions Section.
CIS 701 Information/Communication Theories of Society CIS 703 Communication/Information Research Methods COM 633 Information and Communication Technologies COM 634 Social Media ICS 463 Intro. to HCI Design ICS 464 Intro. to Cognitive Science ICS 616 Information Architecture and Web Design ICS 664 Human Computer Interaction ICS 665 User Interfaces and Hypermedia ICS 667 Advanced HCI Design Methods ICS 668 Technology Supported Collaboration and Online Communities LIS 677 Human Dimensions in Information Systems LIS 678 Personalized Information Delivery