The MLIS program requires a minimum of 36 credit hours. Students may complete the program in less than two years by enrolling in two online courses per semester. Online courses hold virtual sessions, usually one night per week (6:00-8:45 p.m. Central Time). Students must complete the following required courses.
To fulfill the required management component, students must take one of the following courses.
Please note that courses are subject to change.
In addition to the required core courses, students must complete 18 credit hours of electives, (12 must be in LS courses). Students pursuing State of Alabama School Library Media Certification will take courses approved by the Alabama State Department of Education and must pass a written comprehensive examination. For more curriculum information, click here.