Graduate College

Graduate Catalog

2015-16 Second edition, November 2015

Department of Library Science

General Information

A career in library science can lead you down many exciting paths. You could teach children how to find information, direct a major college library or manage information technology within a school library. Library science even reaches far beyond libraries and offers you the opportunity to learn about:

  • Critical research techniques
  • Cutting-edge information technologies
  • Effective information services

The department of library science can help you pursue your interests in information and libraries. It offers courses that support students in earning school library media certification in Missouri and related graduate and undergraduate degrees at Missouri State. MSU and the University of Missouri have partnered to offer southwest Missouri residents a master’s program in library science that is accredited by the American Library Association.