In cooperation with the School of Library and Information Science, Urban Studies Programs offers a MS/MLIS program to prepare students for positions as urban information specialists in major urban public libraries and in the information and research centers of universities and federal, state, and local governments, and research institutions. Students will graduate from the program with a strong background in history and current policy issues of urban communities, familiarity with the diverse client groups comprising urban communities, an understanding of the role and management of public service institutions, and skills in program development, needs assessment, program evaluation and the methods of policy research.
Students in this program concurrently pursue a Masters’ degree in Urban Studies (MS) and a MLIS degree. Prerequisite to the award of either degree in this program is the simultaneous award of its counterpart degree. To obtain information, visit the School of Information Studies, or call (414) 229-4707.
MLIS Coordinated Degrees
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