School of Information Sciences - Library and Information Science Program

Goals for Graduates of the MLIS Program

Upon completion of the Master of Library and Information Science degree, graduates will incorporate the theories, knowledge, skills, ethical foundations, and social responsibilities of the information professions into professional practice for the benefits of users.  The MLIS degree program includes and incorporates the library, archival, information, and data sciences as well as data stewardship within the information professions.

Specifically, MLIS graduates will be able to:

Revised and affirmed by the faculty of the Library and Information Science Program on April 14, 2017


Goals for Graduates prior 2017

Strong Foundation

The blend of theory and application at the iSchool distinguishes its graduates in the job market, giving them a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical experience.