M.L.S On Campus

Library Science

North Carolina Central University

12 months
18046 USD/year
18046 USD/year
4740 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Library Science at North Carolina Central University gives students the chance to see how libraries today are information centers where users come to collaborate and build as well as investigate sources of knowledge. 


Library Science at North Carolina Central University includes specializations in public libraries, academic libraries, digital libraries, school media and other areas.


The following are the student learning outcomes of the Master of Library Science program:

  • Students will describe the field of librarianship in terms of the breadth and depth of its theoretical framework, managerial functions/operations and principles and ethics.
  • Students will be able to develop viable research proposals that contribute to the professional knowledge base.
  • Students will articulate the role of library and information services in a diverse global society, including the role of serving the needs of underserved groups.
  • Students will actively participate in scholarly and creative activities that contribute to their professional development.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Administration of the School Media Center 
  • The Special Library/Information System 
  • The Academic Library 
  • The Public Library 
  • Librarianship and Information Services 
  • Selection and Use of Information Sources 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online graduate admission application
  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • GPA/grades: Cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of at least 2.75 (“A”= 4.0) on all undergraduate work (exceptions to the 2.75 GPA requirement may be made for applicants with relevant professional experience)
  • Official transcripts: Official copies of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (must be received in sealed university envelopes)
  • Letters of recommendation: At least two relevant professional or academic letters of recommendation (access forms through the online application; recommenders need to upload letters of recommendation)
  • Statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9023 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9023 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2370 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Durham

990 - 1670 USD /month
Living costs

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


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