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MA/MLIS On Campus

Public History and Library and Information Science

24 months
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1080 USD/credit 29160 USD/year
1080 USD/credit 29160 USD/year
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About

Public History and Library and Information Science from Loyola University Chicago and Dominican University in River Forest, IL, cooperate to offer a joint program leading to two separate degrees: Master of Arts in Public History and Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS).

Overview

Public History and Library and Information Science from Loyola University Chicago provides interested students with the opportunity to combine historical training with a more focused educational background in archives and library science. The joint program allows students to complete work on the two degrees in a shorter time than if each degree were pursued separately. In addition, it provides a more focused and structured education in archives than either degree program does individually.

Students at Public History and Library and Information Science from Loyola University Chicago will:

  • Use public history methods and theories to share historical interpretation with a broad range of public audiences;
  • Apply new media digital tools to the preservation and presentation of archival material;
  • Utilize the best professional practices to preserve, catalog, and present historical artifacts and records;
  • Understand and employ local, state, and federal preservation rules to establish the significance of historic properties;

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public History Media 
  • Public History Theory and Method 
  • Management of Historical Resources 
  • Oral History Theory and Method 
  • Management of History Museums 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

54 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and a B average. Normally, students should have 18 hours of undergraduate coursework in history. You must send official transcripts of all undergraduate work as well as any graduate work.
  • A one to two page statement of your objectives in applying for the MA
  • Three letters of recommendation, preferably from referees familiar with work in the field of history.
  • A sample of your historical writing, preferably a research paper written for a history course.
  • A completed application form.
  • Official Transcripts     
  • Language Test Requirement
  • Transcript Evaluation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1080 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    29160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1080 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
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Funding

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