The Valdosta State Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.S.) program is accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) Standards for Accreditation of Master's Programs in Library and Information Studies. The program is offered in an online format to fit the needs of students who are unable to attend a traditional-format program due to professional and/or personal commitments. Flexible scheduling and enrollment options make the M.L.I.S. program a great option for working professionals seeking to advance their education.

Master of Library and Information Science

The M.L.I.S. curriculum is a 39 semester-hour, non-thesis program with a focus on educating librarians for careers in academic, public, and special libraries in Georgia. Graduates of the program are marketable for careers nationwide, and online courses are priced at a competitive and affordable e-rate tuition for both in-state and out-of-state residents. The program accepts applications for the Fall and Spring semesters each year.


  • 39 semester hours
  • Non-Thesis Program
  • Online Format 
  • Flexible scheduling
  • E-Rate Tuition for Georgia and Out-of-State Residents