Master of Library Science (MLS)
KU Library Science graduates are smart, savvy, life-long learners poised to guide their communities in transforming the best knowledge from the past into creative possibilities for the future. This professional curriculum leads to the Master of Library Science Degree. The KU program consistently achieves a nearly 100 percent placement rate.
You’ll be qualified to analyze, design, and implement new research and learning systems including computers, databases, video, graphics, interactive multimedia, and maker spaces. You’ll guide decision-makers and knowledge seekers from all walks of life in finding the data they need.
The fully online degree option adapts to fit your schedule and your lifestyle regardless of your location.
Program of Study
A student entering the Master of Library Science Program will complete 36 credit hours for the graduate degree. All requirements must be completed within six calendar years.
KU's program is CAEP accredited and AASL recognized for the preparation of school library media specialists.
Please contact Roseanne Perkins, our MLS graduate program coordinator, to discuss the many excellent career opportunities a KU MLS degree can help you pursue.
KU prepared me for a career that allows me to bring my world of interest together daily. Whether it is my love of historic reenactment, integration of technology into teaching and learning, and passion for instilling a love of reading.Emily Calaman '17
Fall semester: August 1st
Spring semester: December 1st
Summer sessions: May 1st
Student Learning Outcomes