Program Assessment

The School of Information Studies, Master of Library & Information Science program has been continuously accredited by the American Library Association since 1976. The program is currently undergoing the re-accreditation process. The Committee on Accreditation (COA) site visit was held in October 2017.


Recruitment & Retention

Enrollment Data

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Master 437 370 375 349 316
Doctoral 24 27 26 26 24
Non Degree 24 28 12 12 14

Graduation & Placement

MLIS Degrees Granted

Year # of MLIS Degrees
2013-14 153
2014-15 118
2015-16 108
2016-17 157

2016 Placement Data (67 Respondents)

% Placement Type of Placement
71% employed in library & information science
18% employed in a library or information science capacity but not in a library
10% employed outside library & information science