Master Online

Library Science

Appalachian State University

24 months
1102 USD/credit 19836 USD/year
1102 USD/credit 19836 USD/year
304 USD/credit 5472 USD/year
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Library Science from Appalachian State University is a flexible, online program that helps you define your role as a leading information professional.


Library Science from Appalachian State University curriculum designed to challenge and engage you while remaining convenient for the working professional, as a graduate of this Online Education program, you will be uniquely prepared for a career in school and/or rural libraries.


Completion of the Master of Library Science program entitles the graduate to apply for licensure (076 Media Coordinator) from the State of North Carolina as well as Public Librarian Certification from the North Carolina Public Librarian Certification Commission.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Collection Development and Management
  • Information Sources and Services
  • Organization of Information
  • Strategic Administration of Library Resources and Services
  • Technology and Libraries: Tools, Resources, and Issues

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • GRE or MAT waivers are available if the applicant has an undergraduate GPA of 3.4 or better or an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and 5 or more years experience in a public library or a school with a supporting letter of recommendation from a supervisor.
  • Completed online application to graduate school
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts must be submitted showing any completed degrees and transcripts showing any coursework completed at institutions other than Appalachian in the last five years
  • Three references
  • Application fee

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1102 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    19836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1102 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    5472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 304 USD per credit during 24 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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