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Library and Information Science

The University of Arizona Global

M.A. Online Blended
12 months
15000 USD/year
15000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The University of Arizona Global will help international students like you stay on track toward an U.S. degree, wherever you are in the world. The Library and Information Science degree will prepare you for a meaningful and exciting career in library and information professions in the 21st Century.

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The University of Arizona Global



The Master of Arts in Library and Information Science (MA LIS) from The University of Arizona Global covers various disciplines, ethics, and values of library and information science augmented by an interdisciplinary approach to knowledge and information.

Our curriculum reflects the diversity of library and information environments. It touches the areas students will eventually work and the populations they will serve.

The MA LIS is a 37-unit degree program accredited by the American Library Association.

Programme Structure

Depending on your career interests, you can concentrate your coursework in areas such as: 

  • archival studies
  • academic, public, special, and law librarianship
  • digital information management
  • legal information and scholarly communication
  • medical and community health information

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




37 alternative credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Unofficial transcripts from ALL higher education institutions attended (official transcripts are not needed until applications have been recommended to the Graduate College by the School of Information)
  • Unofficial proof of English proficiency scores (international students only) - official scores will be sent directly to the university
  • Current resumé or curriculum vitae (CV) in the "Supplemental Questions" section
  • Write a 750-1000 word Statement of Purpose that outlines any library experience, knowledge or skills you have that would make you successful in the program
  • Provide email addresses and contact information for two recommenders in the ‘Letters of Recommendation’ section.  Letters of recommendation must be uploaded by the recommenders no later than the application deadline.  Letters of recommendation uploaded past the deadline will not be considered

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 USD per year and a duration of 12 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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Library and Information Science
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