Master of Arts in Library & Information Science
University of Iowa

Program Details

The University of Iowa offers an online MA in Library and Information Science to the nontraditional student.  This program will expand upon the foundations of professional library and information science careers.  This master’s in library science online studies will include the following, and more:

  • History
  • Ethical concerns
  • Strategic management

Courses are offered in full- and part-time formats, making this an accessible degree program for the working adult.  Students will examine the trends of library science, practice their technological skills, and work through a curriculum led by industry professionals.  Graduates with this advanced degree may find pursuable pathways in various information settings, including public and academic libraries, school libraries, and more.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Iowa is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Students are expected to attend an on-campus orientation.