There are many universities that are offering library degrees through online. The Master of Management in Library and Information Science program in University of Southern California is prepared in such a manner to manage libraries with some technical and leadership skills. These skills are applied to schools, universities, governmental organizations and also in some of the digital stores. The program features with management and information sciences available in both paper and web sources. There are some specialization that are available in librarian programs and it includes are archival studies, competitive type of management and intelligence, digital library, information services, and school media and youth related services.
Student should possess an online application with $80 as fees for entering into the university. It is must to have a bachelor degree from well reputed universities anywhere in the world. The average grade point in bachelor degree should be 3. It is not necessary to have GRE or GMAT related scores. Meanwhile, student should able to show their relevant experiences in the field. It is must to provide transcripts from all universities attended and it should contain information related to course title and grade score. However, students from the same university do not require submitting their official transcript for this course program. Also, all the transcripts should be enclosed inside in an envelope cover with college official seal and mailed to official University of Southern California physical address for further process.
The students are also eligible to avail scholarships for this course program during each semester. All the students who enrolled into this program would participate in award candidate pool which is possessed by the university. This program will award the right candidate based on their previous academic scores and relevant experience. During 2014, the program has awarded $2,000 for students as the scholarship amount. The program also offers career development awards that would contribute student’s personal statement about course application. In order to eligible under this career development awards, students should enroll under the full time course in the university. This award recipient is usually selected by director of librarian course program and library department faculties.
The program covers some of the financial aid opportunities which would enable students to cover all or half of their program expenses. It also provides financial support on graduate learning as well. It is the duty of the students to learn the financial aid statement carefully before getting into it in detail. The university website also contains build in calculator that would calculate the program course and it makes students to take necessary steps before getting into the course. This calculator would calculate the net tuition and other expenses and shows whether student is eligible for financial aid or not which is offered by the university. This has been designed in such a way that course fees shown in the website should not become a barrier for achieving the best education for the bright students from their university. There is also an option such that student is able to take in part with merit scholarship where entire course fees and other expenses are carried out by the university itself.
USC’s library science degree online course has an opportunity for enriching the career abilities in their life. The course would provide leadership and other information management services for librarians. This program includes 15 different courses with five semester timeline.