Choose UK Information Science

Prepare for a career in librarianship at a top-ranked* program accredited by the American Library Association.

*A top 20 overall ranking in US News and World Report#3 in health librarianship#11 in library media, and #12 in children and youth services

Have you considered a career as a librarian or information professional? Or perhaps you having been working in a library and are ready to take the next step in your career?  At the University of Kentucky’s School of Information Science, we offer courses to help you grow as a public, academic, school or even health sciences librarian. 

There are only a number of library schools with ALA-accredited programs, and a few still that offer the Master’s in Library Science (MLS, MSLS, etc.) fully online. Graduate students in the Library & Information Science (LIS) program at UK SIS have the opportunity to earn their degree online and in as little as 36 credit hours. We pride ourselves on offering unique opportunities to our graduate students, including: