Applicants seeking admission to the M.L.S. program must submit
the following evidence of ability to pursue graduate study in
library and information science:
A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
Undergraduate scholastic achievement must be such as to give
reasonable assurance of success in work for an advanced degree.
Normally, this will be a B (3.0) both in the general average and in
the major field. An applicant whose grade-point average is below
3.0 may submit scores from the Graduate Record Examination, General
Test (verbal and quantitative) to support his or her
Baccalaureate preparation should include courses in the
sciences, humanities, and social sciences, with a concentration in
at least one of these areas. This broad foundation will ensure the
continued intellectual expansion and flexibility required for a
career in librarianship, a profession which must, of necessity,
keep abreast of the world's information explosion.
- Two letters of recommendation from instructors, librarians or
- A personal interview may be required.
- A statement of professional purpose must be submitted by
- Applicants with degrees from foreign academic institutions may
be admitted into the Library and Information Science program
provided they meet the University and division admission
The Division requires a combined score of at least 500 in the
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) from applicants
whose native language is not English.
For More Information on the M.L.S.
Contact the Division of Library & Information Science
via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact
one of our campus locations below: