The online Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program prepares students for positions of leadership in librarianship and the information profession. The curriculum delves into the intrinsic topics necessary for a student’s success in the desired academic positions. Students gain a solid understanding of topics such as tools for MLIS success, access to information, organization of information, information technology for library and information professionals, foundations of library and information science, and management for library and information professionals.
Must have completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
A GPA of 3.0 or higher
Statement of purpose
Three letters of recommendation
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
Not all of Kent State's online programs are available in every state. Students should check prior to enrollment.
Consent for Contact
I understand that by submitting this form, WGU and Get Educated will be contacting me by email and phone. Submitting this form also constitutes my express written consent to receive phone calls and text messages from WGU, at the phone number(s) I have provided, including a wireless number. I also understand that consent is not a condition of enrollment.