Course of Study
The opportunities for a professional in the field of library and information science are diverse, engaging, and rewarding. Wherever people need or use information, they need library and information science professionals to organize it, distribute it and teach people how to use it. Whether it's preserving our heritage or exploring the Internet, the field of library and information science is exciting, challenging and rewarding.
If you are considering a degree in library and information science, now is the time to pursue your master's degree. The Washington metropolitan area provides myriad job opportunities. Your degree attainment will make it possible for you to achieve your personal and professional goals.
There are so many opportunities in the library and information science field! Therefore, LIS offers a general course of study for students who want a well rounded education that prepares them to work in all types of information organizations. We have included a general course of study course checklist with the recommended courses for you to take to complete the degree to ensure you have the breadth and depth you need to succeed.
LIS courses are offered at convenient times, by dedicated faculty, who are interested in working with you to achieve your goals. If you have varied interests, or just want to explore the field thoroughly, this is the course of study for you! The general course of study will give you the foundation you need to be a successful professional in the field.
We hope to see you soon at LIS. We know you will be glad you joined us as you achieve your goals.