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Master of Library and Information Studies

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¿Qué aprenderé?

The School of Library and Information Studies, the only graduate professional library and information studies program in the prairie provinces, offers the Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) degree. The MLIS degree is offered on campus or completely online.

As a professional degree, the MLIS represents a program designed to develop the knowledge, understanding, attitudes, and skills that will prepare graduates to help people define their information needs, make their information seeking more effective, use information tools efficiently, evaluate information, critically examine Internet resources, make informed decisions about what to read, and help organizations manage their records and knowledge.

The MLIS program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of the American Library Association. This accreditation is also recognized by the Canadian Library Association.

The MLIS program may be taken as either a course-based or a thesis-based degree.

Course-based MLIS:

Students must complete a minimum of ?39 in coursework, including a capping exercise.

Required courses (?21):

LIS 501 - Foundations of Library and Information Studies - normally a prerequisite for the rest of the program

LIS 502 - Organization of Information

LIS 503 - Reference and Information Services

LIS 504 - Leadership and Management Principles for Library and Information Services

LIS 505 - Introduction to Research in Library and Information Studies

Two ?3 courses from the approved Information Technology courses (see SLIS website for current offerings)

Elective courses (?18):

Six ?3 courses.

With approval, students may select elective courses outside of SLIS.

Capping Exercise:

LIS 600 - Capping Exercise

Professional Development Requirement:

Students in the course-based Master of Library and Information Studies programs fulfill the FGSR Professional Development Requirement throughout their program, culminated in the LIS 600 capping exercise course.

Thesis-based MLIS:

Students must complete a minimum of ?30 in coursework and a thesis.

Required courses (?24):

LIS 501 - Foundations of Library and Information Studies - normally a prerequisite for the rest of the program

LIS 502 - Organization of Information

LIS 503 - Reference and Information Services

LIS 504 - Leadership and Management Principles for Library and Information Services

LIS 505 - Introduction to Research in Library and Information Studies

LIS 597 - Advanced Scholarship and Research in LIS (or equivalent)

Two ?3 courses from the approved Information Technology courses (see SLIS website for current offerings)

Elective courses (?6):

Two ?3 courses.

Thesis:

Registration in 900-level THES

Professional Development Requirement:

Students in the thesis-based Master of Library and Information Studies programs fulfill the FGSR Professional Development Requirement throughout their program.

Ethics Requirement:

Students in the Master of Library and information Studies programs fulfill the FGSR Academic Integrity and Ethics Training Requirement through their required courses in which they receive approximately 17 hours of ethics training.

Length of Program:

The maximum time to complete the course-based MLIS program as set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is six years.

The maximum time to complete the thesis-based MLIS program as set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is four years.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Faculty of Education

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (COURSE-BASED MLIS: SIX YEARS; THESIS-BASED MLIS: FOUR YEARS.)

Costos de estudio
CAD$8.874,00 (US$ 6.669) por año
Thesis-Based yearly fee: CAN $8,874; Course-Based fee: CAN $1,901.52 per 3 credit course

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Aplicaciones hasta

Esperado February 2023

Fecha de inicio

Septiembre 2023

Lugar

University of Alberta

North Campus,

116 Street and 85 Avenue,

EDMONTON,

Alberta (AB),

T6G 2R3, Canada

En línea/Distancia con asistencia (COURSE-BASED MLIS: SIX YEARS; THESIS-BASED MLIS: FOUR YEARS.)

Costos de estudio
CAD$8.874,00 (US$ 6.669) por año
Thesis-Based yearly fee: CAN $8,874; Course-Based fee: CAN $1,901.52 per 3 credit course

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Aplicaciones hasta

Esperado February 2023

Fecha de inicio

Septiembre 2023

Lugar

University of Alberta

North Campus,

116 Street and 85 Avenue,

EDMONTON,

Alberta (AB),

T6G 2R3, Canada

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Applicants are normally required to have completed a four-year baccalaureate degree, or its academic equivalent, from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta. An admission grade point average of 3 on most 4-point grading systems or B on most letter grading systems, based on your most recent two years of full-time study (or equivalent) is required. English Language Requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Total score of 90 with a score of at least 21 on each of the individual skill areas (internet-based) or equivalent; International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - 6.5, with at least 5.5 on each test band; Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL) - Overall 70 with at least 60 on each subtest; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - 61 with a minimum band score of 60.

Para estudiantes internacionales

The School's minimum admission requirements are an undergraduate degree with an admission GPA of at least 3.0 on the 4-point scale from the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification and standing from a recognized institution. The admission GPA will be calculated on the last ?60 of graded coursework completed, or on the equivalent of the last two years of full-time graded coursework.

English Language Requirement:

  • 100 (Internet-based) for the TOEFL, or equivalent;
  • 70 for the CAEL with a minimum of 70 on each subtest;
  • 7.5 on the overall band for the IELTS (Academic) with a minimum of 7 on each test band

Deadline: February 1st.

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