Data Science Specialization in Master of Library Science

Academic libraries are hungry for librarians who can work with and manage big data projects. With a specialization in data science, you can work on the forefront of this new science and support the work of academic data scientists.

The specialization will appear on your transcript.

Requirements (Minimum of 36 Credit Hours)

M.L.S. Requirements (18 cr.)

You must also complete the digital literacy requirement.

Specialization Requirements (15 cr.)

Z605 Internship in Data Science (3 cr.) 

Z517 Web Programming (3 cr.) 

Plus 9 credit hours from the following list: 

Specialization Electives (3 cr.)

Choose 3 credit hours from the following list of ILS courses:

Specialization Advisors

Howard Rosenbaum
Professor of Information Science
Associate Professor, School of Informatics

Ronald Day
Associate Professor of Library and Information Science

Degree requirements for: Spring 2015