Potential areas of Specialization

You may choose your curriculum based on your specific interests, if you wish. Please go here for more information.

Certificate Options

Below, you will see some options for Graduate Certficates you can pursue as a SLIS student. Please note that only the Special Collections Certificate is available to fully remote students. Many of the other certificates are only available to on-campus students due to the nature, availability, and delivery methods of the courses involved that are outside of our department.

BLIS Program

Joint MA in LIS and Certificate from the UI Center for the Book

Informatics Certificate

SLIS Practicum, Independent Study, and Mentoring Opportunities

Go here for more information on making a Practicum, Independent Study, and Mentoring Opportunities part of your SLIS experience.