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The Doctor of Philosophy in Information Studies- the only program of its kind in the New York metropolitan area- prepares individuals to assume leadership positions in research, teaching and practice. Graduates of the program contribute to theoretical and operational research in existing and new fields, and are equipped to fill the expanding need for information managers, researchers and faculty members in the broad, interdisciplinary field of information studies. The 60-credit program utilizes a strong interdisciplinary approach because solutions to the problems of organizing, storing and retrieving vast amounts of information require the combined knowledge of computer scientists, management specialists, educators, psychologists, librarians and others.

Taught by the faculty of the prestigious Palmer School the doctoral program is offered at LIU Post in Brookville, Long Island.

Areas of Study

The Ph.D. in Information Studies is organized with two research options – Information Access and Systems and Information Studies and Services.

Program Overview

The Doctor of Philosophy in Information Studies prepares individuals to assume leadership positions in research, teaching and practice. Graduates of the program contribute to theoretical and operational research in existing and new fields, and are equipped to fill the expanding need for information managers, researchers and faculty members in the broad, interdisciplinary field of information studies. The 60-credit program utilizes a strong interdisciplinary approach because solutions to the problems of organizing, storing and retrieving vast amounts of information require the combined knowledge of computer scientists, management specialists, educators, psychologists, librarians and others.

The Ph.D. in Information Studies offers two main areas of study – Information Access and Systems and Information Studies and Services – and includes research into such subjects as human-computer interaction and systems analysis and design.

Program Goals

Current and emerging information technologies present both challenges and opportunities. Realizing the benefits of information studies requires individuals who can:

• Represent information and organize knowledge for efficient, timely access and effective use

• Design, test and evaluate information retrieval systems and methodologies

• Improve human computer interaction as the basis for designing ever more usable, effective information systems and environments

• Investigate and understand information needs and information-seeking behaviors of individuals, groups and organizations in a variety of task and technology environments, including the Web

• Investigate the effectiveness, relevance and evolution of societies’ information provision agencies and organizations such as libraries, museums, publishers and the media

• Analyze information policy and ethics at national and international contexts

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College of Education, Information and Technology

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เต็มเวลา (60 ชั่วโมงเรียน)

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Per credit tuition: USD $1,694
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กันยายน 2021

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College of Education, Information and Technology

720 Northern Boulevard,

BROOKVILLE,

New York,

11548, United States

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สำหรับนักเรียนนานาชาติ

Applicants must hold a master’s degree, which can be in any discipline.

TOEFL: 100

IELTS: 7.5

For priority admission, please apply by March 1 for the following Fall term.

There will be a maximum of 20 students accepted each semester. After the required first-year courses, students may take courses at either campus.

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