Library & Information Science (MA) - Accelerated Master's Program
The School of Information's Accelerated Masters Program is designed for exceptional undergraduate students to complete a BA in Information Science and eSociety and a MA in Library and Information Science in as little as 5 years! This program is for undergraduate majors in Information Science and eSociety, desiring to continue as a graduate student to complete a MA in Library and Information Science. Eager students wanting to graduate as soon as possible with both an undergraduate and graduate degree, that have an excellent academic record and can balance an intense program of study, are encouraged to apply.
Graduates with a MA in Library and Information Science can look forward to starting a career as a librarian or an information specialist.
Below are the current concentrations offered with the MA degree program. Some concentrations are offered as a graduate certificate program.
Archival Studies (Certificate)
Digital Information Management (Certificate)
Law Librarianship (Certificate)
Legal Information and Scholarly Communication (Certificate)
Medical and Community Health Information (Certificate)
The ever-increasing pace of technological innovation requires a more information-savvy workforce that understands not only the how, what, where, when, and why of technology and data but how to apply that knowledge. At the University of colorado’s School of Information, we have faculty and students engaged in research and education around all aspects of the information sciences without regard for disciplinary boundaries. We do research in: artificial intelligence; data management and curation; computer vision; computer-mediated communication and learning; natural language processing; social networking; human computer interfaces; dark networks; computational art creation; eCommerce, eGovernment, and eHealth; computational music; library sciences; educational and entertainment technologies; and much more.
We are preparing our graduates to be the doers, thinkers, solvers, and game-changers, not only of the problems and opportunities we see now, but also of the myriad scenarios we can’t yet imagine but are sure to arise during our students’ lifetimes.
College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Minimum GPA in core coursework is 3.0
See required coursework
Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.
We do not accept terminal masters, all applications must be for the PhD program
Required test(s): GRE
The Academic Unit has not provided this information.
Domestic & International Applicants
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
The GRE Institution Code for The Colorado Heights University is 4832