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DNA strandApplicants must be admitted to the UWM Graduate School before being enrolled in the MLS program.

Admissions Information

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Specific MLS admission requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, evidenced by transcripts.
  • Two-page essay describing the applicant’s interest in undertaking interdisciplinary graduate study, including any prior personal, professional, or academic experience related to this goal.
  • Interview with MLS Program Director.
  • For international students, a minimum internet-based TOEFL score of 79 for regular graduate admission, 68-78 for dual admission, or a minimum IELTS score of 6.5


Refer to the UWM Graduate School’s Graduate and Graduate Non-Degree tuition section of the tuition-fee schedule for information on costs. A modest fee of approximately $129 per credit will be assessed due to the program’s innovative nature, intimate scale, special staffing and facilities, and extracurricular offerings.