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M.Sc. On Campus Online

Library and Information Science

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

12 months
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25192 USD/year
25192 USD/year
14292 USD/year
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You will stand out in your field because we stand out in ours. Receive an exceptional professional education from an Library and Information Science program at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign that is consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the very best of its kind.

Overview

Our Library and Information Science program at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is an important venue for the intellectual and professional conversation that shapes and guides our profession. 

We are leaders in creating well-trained professionals who support information access and think critically about the values that inform and drive their practice.

What can you do with an MS/LIS degree?

  • A versatile degree, our ALA-accredited* MS/LIS gives you the skills to manage, analyze, and preserve information in a variety of careers. 
  • Choose from a broad range of course electives or select a pathway, working one-on-one with our advisors to customize a program that supports your professional goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Social Aspects of Information Technology
  • Analytical Foundations for Information Problems
  • Research Design for Information Sciences
  • Programming for Information Problems
  • Web Design Fundamentals
  • History and Foundations of the Information Society

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • While a bachelor's degree is required for admission, your degree can be in any discipline. If you earned a 3.0 GPA for the last two years of undergraduate study, you do not need to submit GRE or GMAT scores. 
  • Three letters of reference
  • A resumé
  • A personal statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25192 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12596 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    25192 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12596 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7146 USD per semester during 12 months.

Online students:

  • Resident rate: $663/credit hour
  • Nonresident rate: $958/credit hour

Living costs for Urbana

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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