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Our entire site is designed specifically for the needs of prospective students. You’ll find many details you need in the Programs section in particular, which outlines our degree programs, their requirements and what jobs and outcomes you’ll be likely to see from each.

But we know sometimes you don’t want to browse — you just want to get to the information you need most, most quickly. Below is the TL;DR list of links to the information that prospective students request most often about each of our programs!

For every program, if you’d like to receive invitations to exclusive events, get the opportunity to chat with current students, and get tips and advice for completing your application, sign up for our interest list.

Bachelor of Science in Information

BSI class

Application deadlines: December 1 for preferred admission as a freshman; February 1 for cross-campus transfer; March 1 for external transfer

What do I need to apply?

I'd like to start or return to an application

  • Current U-M students: The application for Fall 2020 has closed.
  • Students at community colleges, other colleges and universities: The application for Fall 2020 has closed.
  • New freshmen or high school students applying to U-M: The application for Fall 2020 has closed.

What kinds of jobs do BSIs get after they graduate?

What will my courses be like?


Master of Science in Information

ARVR

Application deadlines: January 15 for priority scholarship consideration and for all international students new to U-M; May 1 for all other applicants.

Start or return to an application.

How much does the MSI cost and how can I pay for it?

What is the MSI coursework like and how many units are required?

Tell me more about the required internship.

What kinds of job outcomes do MSIs enjoy?


Master of Applied Data Science (online)

Data

Application deadline for Fall 2020 enrollment: March 15th for priority deadline, May 15th for final deadline

The application for Winter 2021 has closed.

How much does MADS cost and how can I pay for it?

What is the MADS coursework like and how many units are required?

What career development services do MADS students receive?


Master of Health Informatics

Health Informatics

Application deadlines: January 15 for priority scholarship consideration, May 1 for all other applications

Start or return to an application.

Which schools and colleges award the MHI degree?

What kinds of jobs do MHI graduates get?

How much does the degree cost and how will I pay for it?


PhD in Information

PhD Student

Application deadline: December 1

Start or return to an application.

What type of coursework will I take as a PhD student and how many units are required?

What type of research will I be involved in?

Which faculty members at the school are seeking PhD students?

What employment outcomes do PhDs enjoy?

Sign up for our interest list and receive:

  • Invitations to exclusive information sessions and events 
  • The opportunity to chat with current students 
  • More in-depth information about our degree programs
  • Tips and advice for creating a successful application 
  • Reminders for important deadlines