Designed for Georgia's 21st century information environment
The mission of the Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Program is to provide a quality publicly supported education for generalists and specialists in the library and information science fields. Its primary focus is to educate librarians for academic, public, and special libraries in Georgia.
The Program offers:
- A 39-hour non-thesis program
- Professors dedicated to distance education methods
- Flexible scheduling and Web-based instruction
- Employability within Georgia and nationwide
- Affordable tuition and fees
- Options for students who cannot leave jobs and families to return to a single campus for extended periods
- All applications are made through the VSU Graduate School.
- The deadline for Fall admissions is March 15
- The deadline for Spring admissions is October 15
The MLIS Program at Valdosta State University is fully accredited under the American Library Association Standards for Accreditation of Master’s Programs in Library and Information Studies. Accreditation was granted in 2007. To maintain this accreditation the MLIS Program underwent a comprehensive review visit on November 10-12, 2013.
MLIS Department News
October 23, 2014. MLIS alumna Michele Nicole Johnson has been published in Library Journal, in the September 15, 2014 issue. Please see http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2014/10/buildings/lbd/a-local-library-library-by-design/#_ to read her article describing the St. Helena Public Library, newly built in Beaufort, South Carolina, part of the Carolina Sea Islands. The library celebrates the region’s Gullah Geechee culture and history while looking forward to the future as it provides the community with “all the technology one would expect in a modern facility.” Congratulations, Michele!
October 14, 2014, MLIS Program Ranked Nationally, Named a Best Buy VALDOSTA — The online Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program at Valdosta State University has been named a Best Buy by the experts at GetEducated.com. To read more click here.
August 19, 2014. MLIS Professor Dr. Anita Ondrusek receives VSU’s inaugural Teaching Excellence Award for Online Teaching.
VSU MLIS alumni are prominently featured in the Summer 2014 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly, V. 51, Issue 3, available at http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1814&context=glq
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