Is your career interest to work as a librarian, archivist or information professional? Our Master’s in Library and Information Science program provides a variety of learning experiences that will prepare you to connect people with ideas in a technology-rich world.
The Library and Information Science program at Morgridge is based on practices and underlying theories of information seeking behavior, information acquisition, organization, transmission, utilization, and curation.
Our program focuses on cultivating the knowledge and skills needed to prepare you to develop, implement, and evaluate information technologies, manage and evaluate information effectively, to take leadership roles in information settings, to effectively manage organizational and technological change, and to assist diverse information users in effectively accessing and utilizing information for personal, public and organizational decision making and problem solving.
Why should you choose Morgridge?
Through our small classes and personalized, in-person approach, your learning and practice experiences in our master’s program will be based upon both practice and theory-based principles that prepare you to be a critical consumer of research and a reflective practioner.
As the region’s leader for quality library and information science education and a nationally ranked program, the face-to-face nature of our program means that you have opportunities to connect with our highly regarded professional network through classroom and project experiences. The DU MLIS is viewed as one of the best programs of its kind, practitioners speak highly of our students and are eager to have our program’s students as interns and employees.
The University of Denver provides unique opportunities in a setting that connects you to a vibrant network of outstanding and innovative LIS leaders. Join us in an engaged, caring, and innovative MLIS program in which faculty and the LIS community know your name.
Because practice is an important part of learning, our program provides you with InContext experiences so you can apply what you are learning to real-world settings and issues. Here are some examples of the types of InContext learning our program’s students have experienced:
- Intern as an archivist at the National Baseball Hall of Fame
- Archive interstate projects for the Colorado Department of Transportation
- Create a digital library about sensory learning
- Develop and launch a usability study for academic libraries
To find out more about opportunities provided to library information science students at the Morgridge College of Education check out our Showcase of Opportunities.