Master of Library Science Degree (MLS)

The Master of Library Science degree program at Texas Woman’s University is accredited by the American Library Association Committee on Accreditation, with the status of Continued accreditation. The next comprehensive review visit is scheduled for 2025.

The Master of Library Science (MLS) degree is available entirely online and is designed to prepare professionals to work in different types of information environments, with the opportunity to specialize in a Program Track.

See the Courses section for additional information.

Degree Plan for MLS

Admission Requirements

Admission to the M.L.S. or M.A. in Library Science Programs

Program Contact

Mary Honard
Admissions Coordinator
940-898-2602
slis@twu.edu

Preferred Application Deadlines

Fall - June 1
Spring - November 1
Summer - April 1

Admission Requirements

These requirements are temporarily suspended in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • No standard test score is required if your undergraduate GPA is 3.0 or above, or if you have a previous graduate degree.
  • If your cumulative undergraduate GPA is below 3.0, you are required to submit an official standardized test score as part of the application to the Graduate School.
  • Applicants who have earned a bachelor’s degree at a foreign institution or whose U.S. undergraduate transcript does not provide a cumulative GPA are required to submit standardized test scores. Official test scores are accepted from the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT or Miller Analogies Test (MAT).

How to Apply

  1. Apply for admission to the TWU Graduate School.
  2. Submit the following materials via email to slis@twu.edu, or by mail to TWU SLIS, P.O. Box 425769, Denton, TX 76204-5769. Only complete application packets will be considered. Applicants are responsible for keeping their contact information current. 
    • A SLIS Application Form (fillable PDF form; Chrome browser recommended)
    • Resume
    • 2-page statement of intent (your professional goals and career interests)
    • 3 professional reference letters sent via postal mail on official letterhead OR sent via email (to slis@twu.edu) directly from the reference.

Those applying to the Dual Degree program (M.L.S. and M.S. in Health Studies) must also apply to the Department of Health Studies. For Health Studies admissions questions, please contact Jason Torres at jtorres9@twu.edu or 940-898-2864.

Contact Information

For questions on the SLIS admissions process, please contact the SLIS office at 940-898-2602, or slis@twu.edu.

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