College of Communication and Information
School of Information

About This Program

If you're passionate about the world of information, the Master of Library and Information Science degree could be the key to unlocking a range of exciting career opportunities. From libraries to museums, archives and beyond, the M.L.I.S. degree prepares you to excel in a variety of information-related fields. Plus, with optional concentrations in Archival Studies and Medical Librarianship, you can tailor your studies to suit your specific interests and goals. And with the option to pursue a dual program with the M.B.A. degree, you'll gain a well-rounded education that's highly valued by employers. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • Fully online

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Database administrators and architects

  • 9.7% much faster than the average
  • 132,500 number of jobs
  • $98,860 potential earnings


  • 12.6% much faster than the average
  • 14,500 number of jobs
  • $56,990 potential earnings


  • 7.9% faster than the average
  • 8,100 number of jobs
  • $56,760 potential earnings

Librarians and media collections specialists

  • 5.0% faster than the average
  • 146,500 number of jobs
  • $60,820 potential earnings


American Library Association

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.