Complete 36 semester hours of graduate credit, including:

Required Courses

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Completion of the first three required core courses during the first nine hours of enrollment is highly recommended:

  • LIS 701 Core Values, Ethics, and Issues in the Library and Information Professions
  • LIS 702 Facilitating User Learning and Information Needs
  • LIS 703 Organization of Knowledge
  • LIS 707 Leadership, Marketing, and Strategic Communication
  • LIS 708 Evidence-Based Planning, Management, and Decision-Making
  • LIS 709 Foundations of Technology or one of the following:
    • LIS 724 Integrating Technology into Programming, Services and Instruction
    • LIS 754 System Analysis and Design
    • LIS 768 Social Media and Emerging Technologies
    • LIS 786 Advanced Web Design
    • LIS 882 Metadata for Digital Resources
    • LIS 884 Big Data and Competitive Intelligence
Electives

Complete 18 additional semester hours, chosen from among remaining LIS courses numbered below LIS 900.

Online MLIS Course Rotation

Following is the current course rotation for the online MLIS; however, you are not limited to the online courses listed below. Please check the current schedule and contact your faculty advisor if you have questions about a specific course.

  • LIS 701 Core Values, Ethics and Issues in the Library and Information Professions (fall, spring and summer)
  • LIS 702 Facilitating User Learning and Information Needs (fall, spring and summer)
  • LIS 703 Organization of Knowledge (fall, spring and summer)
  • LIS 707 Leadership, Marketing and Strategic Communication (fall, spring and summer)
  • LIS 708 Evidence-Based Planning, Management and Decision-Making (fall, spring and summer)
  • LIS 709 Foundations of Technology (fall and spring)
  • LIS 748 Collection Management (spring and summer)
  • LIS 749 Crisis Informatics (summer)
  • LIS 753 Internet Fundamentals and Design (summer)
  • LIS 754 Systems Analysis and Design (spring)
  • LIS 770 Management of Libraries and Information Centers (summer)
  • LIS 771 Public Libraries (spring)
  • IM 784 Health Informatics (spring)
  • LIS 786 Advanced Web Design (spring)
  • LIS 799 Practicum (fall, spring and summer)
  • LIS 801 Independent Study in Library and Information Science (fall, spring and summer)
  • LIS 880 / GSB 784 Knowledge Management (fall)
  • LIS 882 Metadata for Digital Resources (spring)
  • LIS 886 Records and Information Management (summer)
Additional Requirements
  • Complete LIS 890 ePortfolio Requirement.
  • Complete a minimum of 30 semester hours in the MLIS program at Dominican.

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Requirements for All Graduate Degrees
  • Maintain a minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Complete the degree within six years.
  • Submit an application for graduation to the Office of the Registrar by the filing deadline for the semester when requirements will be completed.