The iSchool at Kent State University has been creating leaders in professional information fields for more than 60 years.

Our graduates are qualified to fill every conceivable role on the information spectrum — as library directors, knowledge managers, information architects, children's librarians, competitive research strategists, law librarians, health informatics experts, digital preservationists, usability analysts, museum collection specialists, network consultants and more.

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

A Top 20
Library and Information Studies Program
Best School Library Media Program
Best School Services for Children and Youth
Best Archives and Preservation Program
  • Alina Gerall ‘24
    U.S. Agency for International Development Bureau

    Knowledge Management (KM) student Alina Gerall ‘24 worked in theatre production for 15 years before shifting gears in her career. Looking for a way to translate her experience into a more stable field, Gerall enrolled in the iSchool and KM program. 

  • Since the 2010s, Trevor Watkins ‘14 & ‘16 has been researching the role artificial intelligence (AI) plays in society. As a teaching and outreach librarian at George Mason University, Watkins is integrating artificial intelligence literacy into courses for students, and he is also leading or is involved in national and international AI projects.

  • M.L.I.S. alum Michael Souza ‘21 has traveled from consulting for the San Diego zoo to the (usually) quieter role of building a community hub in Canton, Ohio.

  • Kadisha Conteh’s natural creativity and willingness to learn brought her to the user experience master’s degree program. Here she received personalized connections and knowledge about this rapidly changing field.