M.Sc. On Campus

Information and Library Science

Clarion University of Pennsylvania

12 months
774 USD/credit 23220 USD/year
774 USD/credit 23220 USD/year
516 USD/credit 15480 USD/year
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Master of Science in Information and Library Science program at Clarion University of Pennsylvania was the first of its kind in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. 


At Clarion University of Pennsylvania , an increasingly popular way to earn your Information and Library Science degree is online. Classes are offered online for those individuals who wish to complete their program on a full-time or part-time basis. You may begin taking classes during the fall, spring and summer semesters. The future goals of the students in this program will vary. Within the M.S.L.S. degree the following concentrations are also available: reference and user services, and local and archival studies. This program is offered only online.


Prospects for the future are extremely positive for well-prepared new graduates guided by creative faculty advisors. Employment opportunities vary according to the type of library, educational qualifications, and the areas of specialization of the individual preparing to enter the profession. The librarian who is flexible with respect to geographic area and willing to meet the challenge of serving special groups will have especially good opportunities for employment.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Informational Sources and Services 
  • Organization of Information 
  • Introduction to the Information Professions 
  • Integrated Technologies in Libraries 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Graduate Application
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 at the undergraduate level out of 4.0
  • Official Transcripts from all colleges/universities attended**
  • Test Scores (GRE, GMAT, MAT) if required by program - Please allow 4-6 weeks for test scores to arrive in the Graduate Programs office.
  • Current resume including work experience
  • Recommendation forms based on your program- please reference our recommendation requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 516 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Clarion

1000 - 1500 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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