Library and Information Science

Library and Information Science
Program Information

A degree built for the information era.

A degree in library and information science can take you many places in your career. Working as a librarian is just one of your options.

Our Master of Library and Information Science program in the Department of Research Methods and Information Science gives you the knowledge and hands-on experience to find your place in the rapidly changing digital landscape. Pursue a career as an archivist, digital collections specialist, web designer, data manager, and so much more.

Whatever path you choose, our American Library Association-accredited program will help you understand the connections between information, people, and ideas. You will be poised to not only succeed in your field, but also lead.

Degree Programs

Masters of Library and Information Science 
Benefit from small class sizes, customizable coursework plans, mentorship and internship programs, and cutting-edge digital technology and collection resources, as well as from a faculty focused on helping you innovate and lead.
Why Study at DU?

There are many reasons to study at the Morgridge College of Education. 100% of our admitted students receive financial aid. Our job placement rates are outstanding. We’re ranked #33 in the U.S. News & World Report’s list of best graduate schools for library and information studies.

If all of that does not get you excited, our Denver location will. With urban culture and spectacular outdoor recreation at your fingertips, you will find the Mile High City—and DU—an easy place to call home.

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