Professional Development


Emporia State University School of Library and Information Management

Emporia State University is the only university in Kansas with a Master of Library Science degree fully accredited by the American Library Association. This degree, along with a variety of certificates and a doctoral degree, prepares information professionals for careers in both libraries and other information organizations.

                            Emporia State University Webinar on their Master's of Library Science Program This is a link to a webinar held at Emporia State University on the topic of their MLS program. 

St. Catherine University Library and Information Science

St. Catherine's Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) on our St. Paul campus educates students for careers and leadership roles in the library and information professions.

San Jose State University School of Information

SJSU has flexible online programs, you can learn whenever and wherever works best for you. They offer master’s degree, teaching credential, certificate, and PhD programs, as well as professional development opportunities like our Blockchain Technology MOOC and master’s-level courses to fit your education goals and your schedule.

University of North Texas Library Science Master’s Program

Courses are offered in a variety of formats, including face-to-face, online and blended. The core courses are offered online with a face-to-face component known as an onsite institute. Distance students participating in the onsite institute format meet at a host site for three, two-day institutes and complete the remaining courses online. Cohorts are available in various locations around the country.

Mayville State University Library Media and Information Science Minor

The Library Media and Information Science (LMIS) program supports the University mission by preparing professionally trained librarians for school, public, academic, or special libraries. The primary mission of the LMIS program is to provide students with skills necessary to meet rapid changes in the highly technical world of libraries.

Valley City University Library & Information Technologies (LIT)

Students interested in North Dakota Library Media Specialist certification (or another states reciprocity certification) may also need to complete an “Introduction to Libraries” course. The university offers two non-program options designed to meet the state requirement.


*NDLA neither endorses nor is affiliated with any of these particular programs. The information presented here is strictly for the general information and further professional development of our members.