Dalhousie University - Rowe School of Business

Master of Library and Information Studies/Master of Public Administration (MLIS/MPA)

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Program Information

School:Dalhousie University - Rowe School of Business
Faculty:Faculty of Management
Field of Study:Library Science/Librarianship
Public Administration
Description:The MLIS/MPA combined degree is a three-year full-time course of study leading to the degrees Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) and Master of Public Administration (MPA).

In an information-based economy, employees must be effectively equipped with technical and professional competencies to survive and prosper in public sector environments. In response to this need, the School of Information Management and School of Public Administration offer the only combined MLIS/MPA program in Canada. Graduates are expected to be leaders, particularly with regard to the administration and management of public sector organizations. This program allows students to focus on critical topics, including information and knowledge management in the public sector, and how information and communication technologies transform the relationship between governments and citizens. In this program, students complete both a practicum and an internship, in order to build their professional experience as they learn.

URL:Master of Library and Information Studies/Master of Public Administration (MLIS/MPA) at Dalhousie University - Rowe School of Business
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Careers:LibrariansArchivistsLibrary Technicians

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
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* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on January 31, 2018