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Information Architecture

Graduate certificate

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Our graduate certificate in information architecture provides a comprehensive introduction to a critical field that addresses the design of effective and efficient information systems and structures that provide access to collections of information resources.

Perfect for professionals looking to expand their skillset or for students who would like a career working with digital libraries, websites, databases, information revival systems, educational software, and more, this certificate provides the foundational knowledge to make recipients more marketable.

The GCIA offers essential knowledge on the effective practice of information architecture, including:

  • Representing and organizing resources in conceptual space
  • Developing and applying controlled vocabularies, including taxonomies
  • Designing and organizing systems based on the principles of human-computer interaction and usability
  • Managing projects and working within web management and development teams

Offered at IU Bloomington by Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering