M.Sc. Online

Online Library Science

University of North Texas

12 months
450 USD/credit 16200 USD/year
450 USD/credit 16200 USD/year
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The ALA-Accredited Master of Science with a major in Online Library Science (MS-LS) at University of North Texas is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to function as information professionals in public libraries, academic libraries, special libraries maintained by government agencies, corporations, law firms, medical centers, or museums. 


Students earning this Online Library Science degree at University of North Texas will be prepared for a wide range of careers, such as reference librarian, technical services librarian, youth and children's librarian, archivist/special collections librarian, electronic resources librarian, cataloging/metadata librarian, instructional services librarian, law/legal librarian, digital/data curation librarian, etc.

In addition to being completely online, the MS-LS program is also offered to a cohort of students residing in Virginia, West Virginia, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and surrounding states. Learn more about our cohort programs.

In addition to a general program of study, students have the option of choosing between 5 specialized areas to create an individualized program reflecting the student’s career goals and interests. 

Concentrations include:

  • Archival Studies and Imaging Technology
  • Information Organization
  • Knowledge Management
  • Law Librarianship and Legal Informatics
  • Music Librarianship
  • Youth Librarianship
  • General Program of Study

Programme Structure


  • Information and Knowledge Professions
  • Information Organization
  • Information Access and Knowledge Inquiry
  • Metadata and Networked Information Organization & Retrieval I
  • Management of Information Agencies
  • Information Resources Development

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • International students must also review the International Admissions page for additional required documents.
  • You will need to meet the Graduate School minimum qualifications before you will be considered for admission to the Department of Information Science.
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges attended.
  • 3.0 on the last 60 hours of a bachelor's degree,

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 450 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    16200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 450 USD per credit 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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