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MS in Information Sciences University of Tennessee

USA

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Summary

The School of Information Sciences offers an American Library Association (ALA)-Accredited Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) degree. Students, in consultation with their advisor, are encouraged to develop an individualized program of study. To facilitate program planning, SIS faculty have created “career pathways” for a number of the information professions. Graduates of the school have prepared themselves for a variety of careers, including positions as corporate information specialist, public librarian, records manager/archivist, science information specialist, webpage designer, indexer/abstractor, online information retrieval specialist, medical or law librarian, reference librarian, youth services specialist, and many others. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the individualized curricular approach.

Options Available

  • Information Sciences
    • Project (Student Learning Collection and Exit Survey)
  • Tennessee Department of Education Licensure and PreK-12 School Library Endorsement
    • MSIS Degree and Tennessee State Department of Education Teaching License, and PreK-12 School Library Endorsement
      • Project (Student Learning Collection, Exit Survey, and EdTPA)
    • MSIS Degree and PreK-12 School Library Endorsement for Students holding a Teaching License.
      • Project (Student Learning Collection and Exit Survey)
    • MSIS Degree and PreK-12 School Library Endorsement for Students holding a Tennessee Teaching License and Master’s Degree other than American Library Association-Accredited Master’s
      • Project (Student Learning Collection and Exit Survey)
    • PreK-12 School Library Endorsement and Tennessee State Department of Education Teaching License for Students with an American Library Association (ALA)-Accredited Master’s Degree (Licensure Only)
      • Project (Student Learning Collection and Exit Survey)

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study MS in Information Sciences.

Full Time (36 credit hours)

Tuition fees

$31,139.00 (22,82,470) per year

From

Aug-21, Jan-22

Venue

College of Communication and Information

302 Communications, 1345 Circle Park Drive,

KNOXVILLE,

Tennessee,

37996, United States

Online/Distance (36 credit hours)

Tuition fees

$13,906.00 (10,19,301) per year

From

Aug-21, Jan-22

Venue

College of Communication and Information

302 Communications, 1345 Circle Park Drive,

KNOXVILLE,

Tennessee,

37996, United States

Entry requirement for international students

A bachelor’s degree is required for entry into the master’s (MSIS) program

An applicant requesting admission to the Graduate School may be required to submit results of the TOEFL or IELTS. Minimum score requirements for admission to the Graduate School are:

  • a total score of 80 on the internet-based TOEFL (iBT),
  • a 6.5 overall band score on the IELTS.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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