Library and Information Science, MLIS

Initiated in the Fall of 2016, the new MLIS program provides students with training as librarians/information specialists. Hiring institutions include libraries of all types, archives, and museums, as well as private businesses and state and federal agencies needing researchers. There is a strong career ladder in the profession, providing many advancement opportunities. The future looks bright, with the Occupational Outlook Handbook showing librarian job numbers growing at the rate of 9% for the next 8 years.