Ottawa Advantage

Ottawa Advantage

A highly applicable and employable degree, School of Information Studies opens up doors to a multitude of careers and graduate studies options.

Ottawa is the ideal city to launch your information career!

The program prepares you for a career in a broad range of organizations in the Ottawa region, including:

  • Corporations
  • Academic Institutions
  • Public Libraries
  • Government Agencies
  • Cultural Institutions

Students rate Ottawa as the best place to study

Accredited by the American Library Association (ALA)

ALA accreditation guarantees that our master’s program meets the highest standards of quality, innovation, and value in Library and Information Studies education.

Our ALA Accreditation

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CO-OP Option

Choose the MIS CO-OP option and earn a salary, work experience and university credits while you study. The CO-OP option includes two consecutive full time coop work placements with an approximate salary of $40,000 to $45,000 (on an annual basis).

CO-OP Employers include:

  • Library and Archives Canada
  • Library of Parliament
  • Statistics Canada
  • National Research Council
  • University of Ottawa Library
  • Environment Canada
  • Justice Canada
  • Global Affairs
  • Supreme Court of Canada
  • Parks Canada
  • Cogniva
  • Systemscope
  • and much more!

Information on the CO-OP Program

Ottawa Advantage - Bilingual - Hello, Bonjour


Bonjour! Hello! Develop proficiency in English and in French, Canada’s official languages. Take advantage of a vibrant bilingual campus and city while still being able to submit your assignments and exams in your preferred language.

Ottawa Advantage - Flexible


Study full-time or part-time: the choice is yours. Take advantage of our evening classes, online and hybrid (20% to 80% online) courses and achieve your career goals.

A Professional Degree for the Digital Age!
Information is one of the most valuable assets in today’s organizations.

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