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MA/MLIS On Campus

Public History and Library and Information Science

24 months
Duration
33928 USD/year
33928 USD/year
12688 USD/year
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About

Graduate study in history at University of South Carolina provides training for a variety of rewarding careers. The Public History and Library and Information Science MA/MLIS program is offered at University of South Carolina.

Overview

This program, offered by the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Library and Information Science, culminates in a Master of Arts in Public History and a Master of Library and Information Science.

Career opportunities

One of only a few such programs in the United States, the Public History and Library and Information Science MA/MLIS program offered at University of South Carolina has been designed to prepare students for careers in historic agency administration, archives, records management, and library administration in such areas as manuscripts, rare books, government information, and reference.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Library and Information Studies
  • Research in Library and Information Science
  • Information Organization and Retrieval
  • Historical Research Methods
  • Archival Administration
  • Historical Editing
  • History of Historical Writing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Persons applying to the joint master’s program in public history and library and information science must meet the entrance requirements of both the Department of History and the School of Library and Information Studies.
  • Official Transcripts
  • Official GRE Score 
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Writing Sample
  • Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33928 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 33928 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    33928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33928 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12688 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Columbia

999 - 1508 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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