12 months
15000 USD/year
15000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The University of Arizona 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 Master of Arts in Library and Information Science (MA LIS) from The University of Arizona 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



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Select the Main Campus
  • Identify if you’ve been working with a sponsor or agency
  • Upload legible PDF versions of unofficial transcript(s)
  • Submit proof English proficiency (if required)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 USD per year during 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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