Master of Arts in Library & Information Science

Master of arts
in Library & Information Science

Offered on campus and online, the UArizona MLIS has graduated leaders in libraries, archives and information science for more than 50 years.

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American Library Association Accredited

The University of Arizona Master of Arts in Library and Information Science (MLIS) prepares students for exceptional careers in libraries, museums and archives, as well as government and business.

Accredited by the American Library Association, our top-ranked library and information science program can be completed online or on campus in as few as two years.

The interdisciplinary MLIS curriculum reflects the diversity of library and information environments, covering an array of professional perspectives—from archival studies to digital curation, from public librarianship to legal information, and from health informatics to academic librarianship—positioning graduates for a wide range of fascinating and important careers.

* Average salary for librarian/library science master's graduates in Arizona according to ZipRecruiter, November 2023.

"The collective dedication to academic excellence and shared passion among my peers elevates the learning experience, making the MLIS not just a curriculum but a community of like-minded individuals committed to pushing the boundaries of knowledge together."
Camila Becerril, MA in Library and Information Science '23


A unique opportunity for Latino, Native America, Black and other traditionally underrepresented students to prepare for a career as a librarian or information professional.

Receive academic support, specialized advising, a cohort-based learning community, mentoring, professional development and limited scholarship funding.

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