The graduate programs at SILS are the foundations of the consistently high national rankings that the school enjoys.  Whether you dream of being a school media specialist or network administrator, rare book archivist or bioinformatics analyst, public librarian or social media coordinator, the graduate programs at SILS can give you the education and training necessary to achieve your goals.  For more information on our admissions requirements visit our Graduate Admissions Page.

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The Master of Science in Library Science is a 48 credit hour, two-year program. The MSLS curriculum trains students in the collection, organization, storage, and retrieval of recorded knowledge for a variety of institutions and groups.

The Master of Science in Information Science Program is a 48 credit hour, two-year program. The MSIS curriculum trains students in the theory and practice of analyzing, organizing, representing and retrieving information.

The Post-Masters Certificate in Information and Library Science is a 30 credit hour program intended for students who already hold a masters degree and who want to specialize or focus on a particular area within information and library science.

The Doctor of Philosophy in Information and Library Science is a flexible and customizable course of study designed for individuals to work in academia and in high-level research centers.

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