Library Science (Youth Service), Master | Part time online | Emporia State University | United States
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Library Science (Youth Service)

12 months
Duration
13555 USD/year
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About

This Library Science (Youth Service) MLS program offered by Emporia State University is grounded in the recreational, cultural, informational, and educational needs of 21st century youth from birth through the teen years.

Overview

Program Goal

The goal of the Library Science (Youth Service) MLS program offered by Emporia State University is to prepare creative problem solvers who will provide proactive client-centered services in information agencies. 

To meet this goal, the curriculum is designed to provide the following dynamic mix of courses:

  • Core theory courses provide the foundation from which students learn the skill sets necessary for the library and information management profession.
  • Tools courses provide instruction on how to catalog and classify information, retrieve and repackage information, diagnose information needs, plan and evaluate information services, and use print and electronic information sources.
  • Applications courses amplify and extend the themes identified in the theory courses and focus on information transfer, global information infrastructure, management, and technology.
  • Elective courses are devoted to current issues in the profession and a capstone experience provides an opportunity to synthesize the educational experience in preparation for entering the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Library and Information Science
  • Information-Seeking Behavior and Reference Services 
  • Organization of Information
  • Management in Information Organizations 
  • Research in Library and Information Science 
  • Collection Development and Management 
  • Resources and Services for Early Learners 
  • Resources and Services for Children 
  • Resources and Services for Young Adults

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate colleges/universities attended. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required for full admission. Applicants with a GPA under 3.0 may be considered for probationary admission.
  • Two letters of reference.
  • Current résumé or curriculum vitae.
  • Statement of Objectives: A statement of objectives focuses on how your experiences have shaped your professional and academic goals. You may choose to discuss why you hope to enter a master of library science program, what your current career objectives are, and what you hope to take away from your relationship with Emporia State University’s School of Library and Information Management. 
  • Advising Interview: An advising interview, has been designed to provide you an opportunity to demonstrate your interest in SLIM’s MLS program as well as your own professional preparation and experiences, your professional promise, and your academic aptitud
  • ID Verification Form

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13555 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13555 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13555 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13555 USD per year during 12 months.

Funding

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