Library and Information Science, Master | Part time online | San José State University | United States
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MLIS Online

Library and Information Science

24 months
Duration
10191 USD/year
10191 USD/year
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About

The Master of Library and Information Science degree program at the San José State University School of Information prepares graduate students for exciting careers as information professionals who work in myriad information environments and professional positions.

Overview

Customized Curriculum

With numerous electives and variety of course topics available in the Master of Library and Information Science program at San José State University, graduate students can customize their studies to fit their interests and career objectives.

Internship Opportunities

Our MLIS students have the unique opportunity to participate in an innovative internship program. Our school works directly with internship site supervisors to maintain a database of more than 200 internship opportunities each semester, including virtual internships. Imagine interning at a high-tech Silicon Valley company without ever stepping foot in San José, California.  

Convenient 100% Online Learning

The MLIS program is delivered exclusively online, meaning everything is offered online including courses, internships, academic advising, faculty office hours, guest speaker presentations, research assistant opportunities, convocation, and more!

There are no on-campus orientations or other required in-person events. Our students interact with peers and instructors through web conferencing, social networking platforms, a web-based learning management system, and other interactive environments.

Most course content is delivered asynchronously—giving students the freedom to access the course at any time they choose, from any location. Some courses also include occasional “live” synchronous sessions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Communities
  • Information Retrieval System Design
  • Reference and Information Services
  • Resources and Information Services in Professions and Disciplines
  • Government Information Sources
  • Issues in Academic Libraries
  • Intellectual Freedom Seminar
  • Information Technology Tools and Applications
  • Automated Library Systems
  • Database Management

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

43 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from any regionally accredited institution in any discipline with an overall  GPA of at least 3.0 in the bachelor’s degree or in the last 60 semester or 90 quarter units.
  • If the institution did not issue grades / GPA, choose “I don’t have a GPA to add” in Cal State Apply. Narrative evaluations (minimum 5 – 6) need to be sent with your official transcripts.
  • A general understanding of computers and technology, and access to a computer with Internet connection and appropriate software.
Note: We do not require a GMAT or GRE test, letters of recommendation, a statement of purpose, or a resume. Therefore, please do not include any of these in your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10191 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20382 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    10191 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20382 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

Funding

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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