Clarion University: Where Academic Tradition Meets the 21st Century
Initiated in 1967, the Master of Science in Library Science program was the first of its kind in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Now, 40 years later, Clarion University combines its academic tradition of excellence with on-line technology to meet you where you live and learn.
The faculty who work alongside you in the M.S.L.S. program are strongly committed to traditional library science education. Through their diverse professional backgrounds and research expertise, they can prepare you for a range of emerging careers in librarianship.
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
At Clarion, an increasingly popular way to earn your M.S.L.S. degree is to take all courses online.
This on-line degree program features:
Earning your degree from anywhere in the world without ever coming to campus
Programs tailored to areas of interest
No residency requirement
Competitive tuition rates
iMSLS Program of Study
Classes are offered completely 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; these students will 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, or school libraries.
iMSLS - link to course offerings