The School of Library & Information Science (SLIS) offers entirely asynchronous online graduate programs in two different formats: SLIS Online & LSU Online.
SLIS Online programs follow full semesters (Fall, Spring & Summer) and are classified as traditional, on-campus programs for applications, tuition & fees. Therefore, students interested in applying for SLIS Online programs must select on-campus as admission type in their application. Students in the SLIS Online Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS) can select one of eight specializations (or elect not to complete a specialization). SLIS Online also includes the Graduate Certificate in School Librarianship (CSLIB), and the Doctor of Design (DDes) in Cultural Preservation focused in Archival Studies.
LSU Online programs offer courses in a term-based format with two terms per traditional semester (Fall 1, Fall 2, Spring 1, Spring 2, Summer 1, Summer 2) and use a flat rate for tuition and fees. Students interested in applying for LSU Online programs must select online as admission type in their application. Students in the LSU Online Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS) specialize in Archival Studies. The Graduate Certificate in Archival Studies (CARST) and Graduate Certificate in Records & Information Management (CRIM) are also offered through LSU Online.
Dual Degree Options
SLIS Online Graduate Programs
LSU Online Graduate Programs