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Master On Campus Online

Library and Information Science

University of Maryland

12 months
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1625 USD/credit
1625 USD/credit
731 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree at the University of Maryland prepares graduates to be socially engaged and technologically focused information professionals, ready to create, educate, and innovate.

Overview

With its unique location mere miles from Washington DC, the Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree at the University of Maryland offers unparalleled opportunities to work with government agencies, non-profits, international organizations, and an amazing range of world-renowned libraries, museums, and archives.

The programme

The iSchool is a leader in the field of library and information science education, offering prominent programs of study in Archives and Digital Curation, School Libraries, and Advocacy and Leadership, while also advancing LIS education by developing unique programs in Youth Experience, Community Analytics, and Diversity and Inclusion.

The combination of responsive coursework, innovative programs, a faculty of noted scholars and professional leaders, and opportunities available only within this region makes an MLIS degree from the University of Maryland an excellent starting point for a career. Our commitment to the career success of students is reflected in the very strong placement rate of graduates with full-time jobs in the profession, many of them in the Washington, DC area.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Serving Information Needs
  • Achieving Organizational Excellence
  • Creating Information Infrastructures
  • Designing Principled Inquiry
  • Field Study in Archives, Records, and Information Management
  • Introduction to Archives & Digital Curation
  • Privacy and Security in a Networked World
  • Information Policy
  • Policy and Ethics in Digital Curation
  • Introduction to Programming for the Information Professional
  • Database Design
  • Implementing the Curation and Management of Digital Assets

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
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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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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

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).
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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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Other requirements

General requirements

  • University of Maryland Graduate School Application
  • There is a non-refundable application fee ($75) for each program to which an applicant applies.
  • Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • A current resume or CV
  • Supplemental Materials
  • GRE Scores
  • TOEFL/IELTS Scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1625 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1625 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    1625 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1625 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    731 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 731 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for College Park

1676 - 2838 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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