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Library and Information Science

24 months
50076 USD/year
50076 USD/year
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Our Master of Library and Information Science program at the University of Denver is both theory and practice-based. Curriculum focuses on 21st century information science and data management, and developing the skills needed to evaluate, manage, and adapt to technological change.


At Library and Information Science at the University of Denver you will learn in a unique environment that exclusively offers small class sizes and experiential learning. This means you will get plenty of one-on-one time with faculty and hands-on projects. 

You will also work with a faculty advisor to design a custom coursework plan (you will have 30 credits of electives) that fits a specific specialization area, like Archives, Digitization, Academic Librarianship, or Information Technology.


  • Archiving at the National Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Archiving interstate projects for the Colorado Department of Transportation
  • Digitization project in the British Library
  • Digitization projects at the Denver Public Library
  • Oral history digitization project at the Jefferson County Public Library
  • Creating a digital library about sensory learning
  • Developing and launching a usability study for academic libraries
  • Rebuilding the digital repository of a medical library

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Library, Archival and Information Science 
  • Organization of Information
  • User and Access Services 
  • Management of Information Organizations 
  • Library and Information Technologies 
  • Educational Research and Measurement
  • Outreach 
  • Public Libraries 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • If English is not your native language, you will have to submit test scores for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) assessment. 
  • Passport
  • Financial Verification Form
  • SEVIS Supplement Form
  • Be sure to submit at least one transcript from all your post-secondary institutions. All our applicants must also submit proof of their bachelor’s and master’s degrees, if applicable, with a degree certificate or diploma.
  • The minimum undergraduate GPA for admission consideration for graduate study at the University of Denver is a cumulative 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits (approximately two years of work) for the baccalaureate degree.

Tuition Fee

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    50076 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 50076 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    50076 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50076 USD per year during 24 months.

Tuition for 3 quarters.

Living costs for Denver

1310 - 2220 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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