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. View LIS Program Data (PDF).

On Campus 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.
Masters of Library and Information Science with a Concentration in Research Data Management
Use your MLIS to respond to the emerging need for well-trained information professionals to support the research data lifecycle. Areas of study focus on open access, digital preservation, scholarly communication, and research data management.
Certificate in Research Data Management
This comprehensive 28 credit hour program helps information professionals diversify their skills with a focus on research data management. In the course of one year, you will learn the various aspects of preserving, managing, and analyzing data.

Online Programs

Masters of Library and Information Science Online
Become a qualified information professional without having to commute to campus. Led by DU’s expert faculty, the online program offers coursework for those interested in academic and public libraries, and archives through interactive video coursework, live online classes, and internship opportunities in your community.
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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. 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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