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Library and Information Studies

University of North Carolina Greensboro

Master
24 months
Duration
1715 USD/credit
1715 USD/credit
653 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Library and Information Studies at University of North Carolina Greensboro emphasizes the rapidly changing library and information field. The degree requires 36 semester hours and is accredited by the American Library Association.

Overview

Licensure for several career tracks in North Carolina public schools is approved by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Graduates can qualify for the North Carolina Public Library Certification.

The Library and Information Studies at University of North Carolina Greensboro prepares students for positions of leadership in academic, public, school, and special libraries, as well as a variety of roles in both public and private agencies and cultural organizations as information specialists.

Designed for

The MLIS is interdisciplinary and students come to it with a wide variety of undergraduate preparation. Many have worked in libraries as undergraduates or as paraprofessionals and feel that they are ready for leadership in information organizations. In addition, the School Library program trains certified teachers or librarians without licensure to be certified for work in North Carolina public schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations of Library and Information Studies
  • Information Sources and Services
  • Information Organization and Access
  • Library Administration and Management
  • Capstone Experience in Library and Information Studies
  • Computer-Related Technologies for Information Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application one month prior to the posted departmental deadline.

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended
  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • One official transcript from every college and university previously attended. If credit from one institution has been transferred to another, a transcript from the original institution is not required if the course titles and grades appear on the degree granting transcript. 
  • Applicants with a degree from a college or university outside the U.S.A. must submit transcripts to a third party credential evaluation service recognized by UNCG.
  • Three letters of recommendation from former professors, employers, or persons well acquainted with the applicant’s academic potential.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1715 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1715 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    653 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 653 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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