Master of Library Science
Emporia State University

Program Details

You can train to be a leader for an information agency with Emporia State’s Master of Library Science. This online library science master’s degree develops creative problem solvers. The goal is that graduates can provide proactive client-centered services in media centers.

Through the core courses, students learn the foundations and develop skills for library and information management work. The real-world experienced faculty provide the most current and best practices in the field.

Other courses in this library science degree are categorized as follows:

  • Tools courses—how to classify and catalog information as well as retrieval methods
  • Applications courses—information transfer and management of global information infrastructure
  • Elective courses—current issues and a Capstone project

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

American Library Association (ALA)

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Emporia State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent