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Library and Information Science

University of Arizona

M.A. On Campus Online
12 months
Duration
20126 USD/year
20126 USD/year
11938 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Library and Information Science program at University of Arizona focuses on information organization, digitial information, health sciences, law and culture.  Students prepare for careers in libraries, museums, archives, government and business information centers. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

A Library and Information Science degree will prepare you for a meaningful and exciting career in library and information professions in the 21st Century.

The Master of Arts in Library and Information Science program at University of Arizona covers various disciplines, ethics, and values of library and information science augmented by an interdisciplinary approach to knowledge and information.

Career

Depending on your career interests, you can concentrate your coursework in areas such as: 

  • archival studies
  • academic, public, special, and law librarianship
  • digital information management
  • legal information and scholarly communication
  • medical and community health information

Our curriculum reflects the diversity of library and information environments. It touches the areas students will eventually work and the populations they will serve.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations of Library and Information Services 
  • Research Methods for Library and Information Professionals 
  • Capstone Internship
  • Cultural Perspectives on Libraries and Information 
  • Information Services and Evaluation 
  • Management of Information Services 
  • Information Technology & Networked Digital Information

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

37 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Unofficial transcripts from ALL higher education institutions attended (official transcripts are not needed until applications have been recommended to the Graduate College by the School of Information)
  • Unofficial proof of English proficiency scores (international students only) - official scores will be sent directly to the university
  • Current resumé or curriculum vitae (CV) in the "Supplemental Questions" section
  • Write a 750-1000 word Statement of Purpose that outlines any library experience, knowledge or skills you have that would make you successful in the program
  • Provide email addresses and contact information for two recommenders in the ‘Letters of Recommendation’ section.  Letters of recommendation must be uploaded by the recommenders no later than the application deadline.  Letters of recommendation uploaded past the deadline will not be considered

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5969 USD per semester and a duration of 12 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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