Sep 29, 2023  
2022-2023 University Bulletin 
2022-2023 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Master of Library and Information Science

The American Library Association-accredited Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree program is designed to provide a sound conceptual basis for developing leadership-oriented careers and, at the same time, provide the educational foundations for lifelong professional development. The 36 semester hour curriculum is composed of a range of courses to prepare students for professional responsibilities in a broad spectrum of libraries, media and information centers, and consultancies.

Degree Requirements:

  • Complete 36 credit hours of graduate credit, including:


Complete 18 additional semester hours, chosen from among remaining LIS courses numbered below LIS 900.

Additional Requirements

  • Complete LIS 890 - e-portfolio .
  • Complete a minimum of 30 semester hours in the MLIS program at Dominican.

Requirements for All Graduate Degrees

  • Maintain a minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Complete the degree within six years.
  • Submit an application for graduation to the Office of the Registrar by the filing deadline for the semester when requirements will be completed.