Library and Information Science

Library and Information Science Master’s Program Upon successful completion of the 39 credit hour program of study in the LIS Program,  you will receive a Master of Arts in Information Science & Learning Technologies with an Emphasis in Library Science.

We use several different course structures to provide you with the broadest and most instructionally-appropriate class opportunities.

  • Face-to-face classes, giving you the opportunity to meet classmates and future colleagues.
  • Online asynchronous classes, allowing you to participate any time, anywhere.
  • Online synchronous classes, scheduled at fixed times to allow online, real-time interaction without the drive time.
  • Hybrid classes, combining face-to-face and online instruction.

We are currently updating the program page, but you can review the program website at:
Please contact Dr. Sanda Erdelez, Program Chair, for current information.

ALA accreditation status:

Accreditation of the Master of Arts in Information Science & Learning Technologies program at the University of Missouri has been withdrawn by the American Library Association Committee on Accreditation, effective . An appeal is pending.

All information exchanged in the review process, including appeals, is strictly confidential. This includes, but is not limited to, all reports, Self-Studies, files, correspondence, discussions, and Decision Documents. During an appeal, the standards at issue are not publicly disclosed until a final decision is made. (Accreditation Process, Policies, and Procedures, fourth edition, IV.4)