The Definitive Curriculum in Library Leadership

To succeed in today’s world of library and information fields, you should have a strong understanding of how the field has evolved and a leadership philosophy that reflects those changes.

A unique relationship with the Marshall School of Business helps the MMLIS and LIM Graduate Certificate online programs transcend the average library and information science program. These innovative programs offer management-based coursework designed to help forge the field’s next generation of librarian leaders.

MMLIS Courses

Foundation and Required Courses

The MMLIS consists of 12 core courses for a total of 31 credits. The program is structured over five 15-week semesters and can be completed in as few as 20 months.

LIM 500Fundamentals of Library and Information Science3 units

GSBA 520Business Fundamentals for Non-Business Professionals3 units

LIM 503Information Description, Organization and Retrieval3 units

LIM 504Research Methods in Library and Information Management3 units

LIM 502Collection Development and Management3 units

GBSA 502Management Communication for Leaders3 units

LIM 598Capstone3 units

LIM 591AResearch and Professional Application2 units

LIM 591BResearch and Professional Application2 units

LIM 591CResearch and Professional Application2 units

LIM 591DResearch and Professional Application2 units

LIM 591EResearch and Professional Application2 units

Electives

Select three courses for a total of 9 credits.

LIM 511Instructional Strategies for Information Professionals3 units

LIM 599Partnerships and Collaborations in Libraries3 units

LIM 562Library and Information Technology Management3 units

LIM 552Strategic Information and Competitive Analysis3 units

LIM Graduate Certificate Courses

Required Courses

The LIM Graduate Certificate consists of six courses for a total of 16 credits and can be completed in as few as 8 months.

GBSA 502Management Communication for Leaders3 units

LIM 599Partnerships and Collaborations in Libraries3 units

GSBA 520Business Fundamentals for Non-Business Professionals3 units

LIM 562Library and Information Technologies3 units

LIM 591BResearch and Professional Application (Project Management focus)2 units

LIM 591DResearch and Professional Application (Independent Study/Research Paper)2 units