12 months
21102 USD/year
21102 USD/year
19726 USD/year
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We offer a master degree in Library and Information Science at the Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis. Information literacy, metadata management, and other modern challenges are the focus of what we study as experts in library science and data technology.


Now you can expand your skills without putting your life on hold, by earning your Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree online through at the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI. 

Graduates in the Library and Information Science program at the Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis join a community of highly regarded professionals who provide creative, data-driven ideas that empower library patrons, corporations, civic groups, and our communities.

Preparing you for a new world of information

  • Your online MLIS coursework reflects what’s expected of graduates in the working world.
  • Areas of study such as digital libraries better prepare you for finding, collecting, organizing, and preserving information. Students learn about legal aspects of the profession, including copyright law, freedom of speech, and ethical and policy issues arising from the digital age.
  • A leader in the field of online learning, IUPUI’s Department of Library and Information Science specializes in fostering collaborative learning from a distance. We create an environment that allows you to work from home or wherever you need to be.
  • In your online classes you’ll create technology plans, develop leadership strategies, build web pages, and organize and preserve information in digital libraries. To broaden your technology skill set, you can take additional courses through the School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Data Studies
  • Data Organization and Representation
  • Social Science Information
  • Archives
  • Digital Preservation
  • Social Media Data

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from regionally accredited four-year collegiate institution
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or its equivalent with relevant graduate coursework 
  • Personal Statement
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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10551 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    21102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10551 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    19726 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9863 USD per semester during 12 months.


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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