The Program is designed to offer students a great degree of flexibility to take advantage of a wide range of research expertise organized in two very broad and dynamic areas of specialization: Information & Society and Information Organization & Technologies. The LIS faculty and doctoral students are committed to performing ground breaking research that contributes to the evolution of the discipline and the development of the profession, and that strives to find solutions for the emerging information society.
Applicants (domestic and international) are encouraged to apply for the following scholarships:
Applicants without an ALA-accredited MLIS degree or equivalent may be admitted to the PhD program but must take five MLIS courses. These courses may be taken concurrently with, but in addition to, applicants’ PhD course work.
Applicants whose first language is not English must furnish evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English language: