Prospective Students

Welcome to the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at the University of Iowa. In a rapidly evolving world, we are pleased to offer a curriculum that blends the traditional and digital to bring a perfect balance at the intersection of people, information, and technology.

Now Available Online

The University of Iowa offers students the option of completing their MA in Library and Information Science either on campus or online through our video conferencing system. We combine web-based education with on-campus instruction and collaboration, allowing distance students to participate real-time with their campus classmates. Whether you chose on-campus or virtual, both full and part-time enrollment options are available. Find more information here.


University of Iowa

One of the nation’s top public research universities, the University of Iowa is well-known for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences and humanities. The University of Iowa was the first university to offer academic credit for creative work, and continues as a pioneer in the area of interdisciplinary studies as well as being a world leader in the health sciences. Iowa City is recognized as one of the country’s most livable communities, providing a casual yet cosmopolitan setting for the campus. Graduate students at Iowa have access to the information, tools and services needed to gain skills to compete in the job market, expand career options and develop professional networks.