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Master of Science in Library & Information Science

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Library and Information Science prepares tomorrow's information professionals for roles such as web developers, knowledge management and Internet content specialists, competitive intelligence experts, or digital librarians.  The curriculum explains the foundational principles, professional ethics and values, and social and technological contexts within which various information professionals work.  Students learn to analyze and apply information policies and laws and are able to help individuals and communities to understand, appraise, organize, manage, and preserve digital assets available through a variety of formal and informal sources and to create and manage their own digital identities and materials effectively.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or international equivalent
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • GRE (Waiver available for students with cumulative 3.2 or higher)
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Essay
  • Resume

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

American Library Association (ALA)

Restrictions

Not approved for residents in: Wisconsin.