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M.A. Program Assessment
Retention Rates Fall 2014-Fall 2020
Average Time to Degree *- Spring 2016-Fall 2020
|Black or African American||4||2.83||3||1.89||7||2.59|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||6||2.35||1||2.72||7||2.29|
|Hispanic or Latinx||56||2.10||15||2.30||71||2.12|
|Two or more races||9||2.20||1||2.33||10||2.17|
|* Calendar years|
Percentage of graduates holding positions relevant to the degree within 12 months of degree completion
|Term||Number of Graduates||Number of Graduates who have jobs on file||Working in Library Field||Not in a Library Field||Percent Working in a Library Field|
|Calendar year 2019-2020||108||58||45||13||78%|
Learning Outcomes Assessment
The Master of Arts in Library and Information Science is accredited by the American Library Association and we offer specialization in archives and preservation, digital librarianship, heath information, digital information, management and systems, law librarianship, legal information, as well as academic and public librarianship. Students prepare for careers in libraries, museums, and archives, as well as government and business information centers.
Student Competencies and Learning Outcomes
The School of Information has identified the competencies that students should have gained through their M.A. degree. These competencies will allow graduates to begin successful careers in libraries and information centers, and it is these competencies that student portfolios are expected to demonstrate and document. View detailed list of competencies.
Statistical Data on Enrollment for Full-time Students from 2015-2020
|Plan Description||Gender||Cohort Start Year Count||Completion Within 3 Years||Completion Rate|
|Library & Information Science||F||134||82||61.19|
Average GPA of Graduate M.A. Students by Academic Years
|Year||# of Students Enrolled||Average GPA|