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Advanced Study in Library and Information Science (Post Master's) PDFDownload to print

College
College of Communication and Information
Department
School of Library and Information Science

E-mail: slisinform@kent.edu
Tel: 330-672-2782
Fax: 330-672-7965
Web: www.kent.edu/slis

The certificate of Advanced Study in Library and Information Science is an opportunity for librarians and information specialists to update and upgrade their professional skills. The program can be tailored to those who hold an MLS or MLIS and are interested in expanding their professional skills in various areas of library and information science. Students may select courses for their CAS to specialize in areas such as youth services, library management, cataloging and metadata, digital libraries, digital preservation, museum studies, information technology, and public services in different information environments. Students must consult with their academic advisor for approval of program study (15 credit hours of elective coursework and 3 credit hours of individual investigation).
 

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS (18 credits)
Course Title Credits
LIS 6/81096 Individual Investigation 3
Recommended electives based on each student's previous academic preparation and planned specialization are subject to academic advisor's approval. 15
TOTAL 18

 

 

 

 

 

Gainful Employment Disclosure
CIP code: 25.0101
CIP title: Library and Information Science
AY 11 completers: 0
AY 11 on-time completers: 0
AY 11 on-time completion rate: N/A
Median Stafford loans: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Median other loans: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Award title: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Total cost per credit hours: $452
Total costs for credit hours: $9,942
Book and supplies cost per credit hours: $134
Total books and supplies costs: $1,380
Term: Fall 2012 and Spring 2013
Length: 30 Weeks
Fees per term: Varies
Room and board per term: $4,480
Other supply or miscellaneous costs: N/A
SOC code: 25-4021.00
SOC title: Librarians
ONET link: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/25-4021.00
Respondent placement rate: 0.00%-No completer in recent year