MMLIS Online

Library and Information Science

12 months
63468 USD/year
63468 USD/year
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The Library and Information Science MMLIS program at University of Southern California is designed to educate professional librarians for leadership from every level of the organization in academic, urban and corporate environments. Graduates will identify and analyze critical issues and leverage resources and expertise to build community assets.


Study Library and Information Science at University of Southern California

The Library and Information Science MMLIS program at University of Southern California provides a solid foundation of course work followed by elective options culminating in the capstone project. Each semester students enroll in LIM 591 Research and Professional Applications in which they investigate critical issues, connect with leaders, undertake research with faculty and otherwise extend their learning and understanding.

The capstone project provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate their learning during the MMLIS experience and achievement of the core competencies for the program.

Courses are offered entirely online each fall and spring semester and during the summer. The program is offered through small cohorts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management Communication for Leaders
  • Marketing Management 
  • Accounting Concepts and Financial Reporting 
  • Library and Information Science 
  • Collection Development and Management 
  • Information Description, Organization, and Retrieval 
  • Research Methods in Library and Information Management 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


40 SCH



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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  • 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

  • To qualify for admission to the MMLIS program, prospective students must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and have earned an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0. 
  • Proof of financial support is required of admitted international applicants.
  • Applicants will also submit a professional resume, a statement of purpose, three letters of recommendation and transcripts from each institution of higher education attended.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    63468 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 63468 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    63468 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 63468 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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