Master of Arts in Library & Information Science
University of South Florida

Program Details

Pursue the next phase of your career in Library and Information Science with an online Master of Arts from the University of South Florida.  This flexible program prepares you for leadership roles in a technologically driven society with a program designed to meet professional goals.  The USF master’s in library science online degree will cover a variety of essential topics, including but not limited to:

  • Information literacy
  • Records and archive management
  • Information technology

Courses are offered fully online to best serve the needs of the working adult student.  Take advantage of a customizable technology elective allowing you to apply your previous knowledge to suitable coursework with the help of a faculty advisor.  Graduates with this online library science degree are best prepared for careers ranging from library roles to positions in business and national to international information agencies.  Become a specialist in your area of information science through policy, media, data analytics, and more through the University of South Florida online.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

American Library Association (ALA)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of South Florida is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

The master’s degree in health informatics program is in Candidacy Status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

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