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M.Sc. Online

Library and Information Science

University of Kentucky

12 months
Duration
736 USD/credit 26496 USD/year
736 USD/credit 26496 USD/year
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About

There are only a number of library schools with ALA-accredited programs), and a few still that offer the Master’s in Library and Information Science at the University of Kentucky (MLS, MSLS, etc.) fully online.

Overview

The Library and Information Science program at the University of Kentucky offeris unique opportunities to their graduate students, including:

  • Asynchronous online classes allow students a flexible, individualized schedule, and students may take classes full-time or part-time to meet the degree requirements
  • In-state/Resident tuition rates for online learners (see current rates here) cuts cost of a graduate degree significantly for distance students
  • Practicum and Study Abroad possibilities as part of student’s credit hours
  • School Librarian Certification for students pursuing a career in school libraries or media centers
  • Chance to apply for an Alternative Spring Break internship position in Washington D.C. at places like the Library of Congress, National Library of Medicine, or the Smithsonian Libraries
  • A Top 5 U.S. News & World Report ranking in Health Librarianship

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Information in Society 
  • Information Seeking, Retrieval & Services 
  • Information Representation & Access 
  • Management in LIS 
  • Knowledge Organization

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts (may be unofficial---official transcripts will be required upon admission)
  • Personal Statement: should--in 200-300 words--explain why you are seeking admission to the Library and Information Science program at the University of Kentucky, and why you are interested in a career as an informational professional.
  • Three letters of recommendation**
  • Up-to-date CV or résumé

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    26496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 736 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    26496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 736 USD per credit during 12 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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