Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) - Overview


Program at a Glance

Delivery Format - Primarily Online

Number of Credit Hours - 36

Tuition per Hour - $420

Orientation Required - Yes

Application Deadline - December 1

Accreditation - American Library Association (ALA)

Programs, courses and tuition subject to change.

The Master of Library and Information Studies degree program is designed for busy and disciplined students entering the information studies professions. The MLIS program prepares the next generation of professionals to manage technology, create a vision and to succeed in leadership roles.

Students in UA's MLIS program gain knowledge of the uses, organization and management of information in socially responsible ways. In addition, to understanding the role information plays in personal, educational and organizational contexts.

The MLIS program takes advantage of the cohort model, providing students with support from a group of peers. Coursework for this regional cohort option consists of online courses and a few weekend courses at the UA Gadsden Center. This convenient format provides students with the opportunity to network both with their professors and classmates.

Learn more about this UA Gadsden Center program.