Degree Program Overview

The online Master of Library Science degree is designed to prepare competent professionals for school librarianship.

Our library science courses are founded in a variety of professional library skills and utilize the latest advances in technology and information literacy to prepare students to collaborate with teachers, manage multimedia collections and maintain a successful library. With cutting-edge knowledge of technology and information design, our students graduate as leaders and models, ready to fill any of the many different roles available in a school library.

Students who already have a master degree, a valid teaching certificate, and two years of teaching experience may pursue a School Librarian Certification, a 24-hour program available only online.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Degree Summary
Catalog Entry Master of Library Science (MLS)
Length 36 Credit Hours
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer
Costs Rates Per Semester
Admission Requirements Application Materials

Application Deadlines

Applications received early (June 15 for Fall, October 15 for Spring, and March 15 for Summer) will be given preference. All applications are due by the dates below.

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: December 1
  • Summer: May 15

Please note that application deadlines will occasionally change. Please contact your academic advisor (listed in the contact section) for confirmation on application deadlines.

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