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Become an Information Professional! Master’s Program (MA/MS) • ALA-accredited program for:

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Librarians School Library Media Specialists IT Professionals Information Professionals

• Available completely online:

• Earn your degree from home • Many out-of-state students qualify for in-state tuition

Areas of Concentration and Related Specializations

Students choose an area of concentration based on their career interests: 1. Information Architecture & Technology

Specialty Programs • Juris Doctor / Master of Science

Graduates work in law libraries and organizations that create and disseminate legal information • Certificate in Museum Studies

Certificate program develops the skills needed by museums and archival organizations • Specialized certification or training

Post-master’s programs for information professionals in specific professions (i.e., news, medicine, schools)

1. University minimum requirements: • bachelor’s degree • GPA of 3.0 on junior- and senior-level coursework, or combined score of 1000 on the Graduate Record Examination. Note: All students must take GRE and submit scores regardless of their GPA. 2. Submit FSU Graduation Application** 3. Submit supporting documents as part of the FSU Graduate Application** **Find details online at

Graduation Requirements The Florida State University College of Communication & Information School of Library & Information Studies

• Technology & networking • Web design

Master’s degrees (effective Fall 2007): • 36 credit hours • All FSU graduation requirements. See FSU Graduate Bulletin at

Tuition and Finances • Current tuition and fees online at:

2. Information Needs & Services

• Information organization • Leadership & management • Reference & instruction

• Aid through FSU online at: • Financial assistance through the School of Library & Information Studies is online at:

3. Youth Information Needs & Services

• School media • Youth services 4. An Individualized Concentration or Generalist Degree

To Apply

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Why choose the School of Library & Information Studies at Florida State?

The Florida State University College of COMMUNICATION & Information

School of Library & Information Studies

Graduate Programs

• Top 10 nationally ranked program (U.S. News & World Report) • Accredited by American Library Association • Master’s level courses available online and faceto-face • Full- or part-time scheduling • Graduates are leaders in the fields of information in libraries, business, education, and government

Available on the School of Library & Information Studies Web site at (follow the “Graduate” link) or contact: Delores Bryant, Graduate Program Assistant Phone: 850-645-3280 E-mail:

Visit us on the web at:

142 Collegiate Loop, P.O. Box 3062100, Tallahassee, FL, 32306-2100

Additional Information

Career building for Information Professionals

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Library Science, Information Studies Master's Program