24 months
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17982 USD/year
17982 USD/year
9648 USD/year
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About

Students have the opportunity to complete a dual degree Master of Business Administration - Library and Information Science program from Kent State University. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

A separate application must be submitted for each program. Students can view admission requirements for each program on their respective catalog page.

At 61 credit hours for the Master of Business Administration - Library and Information Science program at Kent State University , students receive an M.L.I.S.-M.B.A. dual-degree. The curriculum includes 24 credit hours of M.B.A. coursework, 25 credit hours of Library and Information Science courses and 12 credit hours from either business or library and Information science.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Critical Thinking: analyze the elements of a business problem and construct well-reasoned solutions
  • Digital Technology: employ appropriate tools in order to analyze business problems
  • Written Communication: write effective business communications
  • Oral Communication: make effective business presentations, using appropriate technologies
  • Teamwork: collaborate effectively with others to achieve a common business purpose
  • Business Ethics: recognize ethical business dilemmas and use ethical decision making to resolve the dilemma
  • Responsible Management: analyze the complex issues confronting organizations and craft solutions to business problems that create long term value and shared prosperity for the broad array of stakeholders
  • Global Mindset: distinguish and analyze the key global factors when making business decisions

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law and Ethics
  • Managerial Finance
  • Information Organization
  • People in the Information Ecology
  • Information Institutions and Professions
  • Research and Assessment in Library and Information Science
  • Master's Portfolio in Library and Information Science
  • Leadership in Libraries and Information Centers
  • Internship in Information and Cultural Heritage Institutions

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For timely consideration of the application, it is recommended applicants submit a complete application at least one month before the start of the semester.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79
Duolingo English Test admission requirements Duolingo English Test
110
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Credits

61 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79
Duolingo English Test admission requirements Duolingo English Test
110
Take A Free Practice Test!

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • 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

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000-point scale
  • Official transcripts
  • GMAT or GRE scores (may be waived for those who qualify)
  • Résumé
  • Goal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9648 USD per year during 24 months.

Online tuition is 30,700 USD.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 USD /month
Living costs

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

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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