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Online M.S.L.S.


Clarion University’s Master of Science in Library Science program was the first of its kind in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. At Clarion University, an increasingly popular way to earn your M.S.L.S. degree is online.

Classes are offered online for those individuals who wish to complete their program on a full-time or part-time basis.  You may begin taking classes during the fall, spring and summer semesters.  The future goals of the students in this program will vary. Students work closely with their advisors to plan their programs of study which will allow them to start their library careers in:

  • Public libraries
  • Academic libraries
  • Specialized information centers
  • School libraries

Accreditations and certifications

The Master of Science in Library Science program has the following accreditations and certifications:

  • American Library Association
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  • Pennsylvania School Library Certification
  • Pennsylvania Department of Education Approval


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