Information Studies (MIS)

An investment that works

By hiring a CO-OP student from the University of Ottawa, you are investing in a winning combination! You get a motivated and enthusiastic employee while giving a student the chance to put their academic training to the test. The University of Ottawa is the place to recruit CO-OP students!

Only the top students are admitted to the program. Each one has achieved a cumulative grade point average of at least 7 out of 10 (a B+ average). Students begin their first work term after one complete year of study, giving them a strong academic foundation to help them succeed on the job. You may choose French-speaking, English-speaking or bilingual students. The sequence of work and study terms is shown below.

Skills that are in demand

On entering their first CO-OP work term, graduate students in the MIS program have successfully completed their first year of professional education and have taken courses in the following areas:


  • Basic management
  • Social context of information
  • Philosophy and practice in the information professions
  • Organization of information
  • Human aspects of information systems
  • Ethics
Work/Study sequences

Sequence 1 - all students follow this sequence

Year of StudyFallWinterSummer
1StudyStudyWork 1
2Work 2Study-
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