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
  • The School of Information (iSchool) at Kent State University is pleased to announce that they have been awarded Initial Accreditation for Seven Years to the Health Informatics Master's Degree program.

  • Michael Bice served as a senior executive of academic medical centers and large healthcare systems for over 25 years. In 2008, when he was tapped by Kent State University's Provost, Robert Frank, to create a healthcare master's degree for the university, there were only three health informatics programs in the United States. Kent State's made it four.

  • The School of Information and the College of Communication and Information are pleased to introduce the newest member of the iSchool faculty, Dong Whi Yoo, who assumes the role of Assistant Professor in User Experience. Professor Yoo joins us from Georgia Tech where he recently earned his Ph.D. in Human-Centered Computing.

  • Don Pearson’s extensive career in medical librarianship first began when he graduated with two bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science and Russian Language and Literature. In his role as webmaster and technology specialist at Mount Carmel Health Sciences Library, Pearson decided he wanted to pursue additional education in the health sciences.