Designed for the student seeking a management career with libraries and other nonprofit institutions. Content includes gaining expertise in management of special library programs, fund-raising and endowment management, capital project management and leadership in academic, corporate or large public libraries.
The dual MLIS–M.A. in Philanthropic Studies program requires completion of a minimum of 51 credit hours of graduate course work. Students must apply for admission to the master’s programs of both the Department of Library and Information Science and the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy within the first academic year and meet the admission criteria established for each. The two degrees must be awarded simultaneously.
Foundation Courses (6 cr.)
- LIS-S 500 Methods for the Information Profession
- LIS-S 507 Tools and Technologies for the Information Professions
Specialization Core (6 cr.)
- LIS-S 501 Information Sources and Services
- LIS-S 502 Acquisitions and Management of Knowledge and Information
Specialization Core (3 cr.)
Electives (15 cr.)
Consult your advisor. Any LIS course.