NCCU Library Science Program Earns a Top Ranking

Posted March 08, 2019, 2:45PM

The North Carolina Central University (NCCU) Master of Library Science degree was recently ranked by as one of the nation’s top online master’s programs for 2019, ranking No. 13 out of 36 selected library science programs in the United States.

The degree program offered by the School of Library and Information Sciences was ranked based on the following criteria: curriculum quality, program flexibility, affordability and graduate outcomes.

The listing also gave top honors for NCCU’s Master of Information Science and Law dual-degree program.

To determine the rankings, the organization examined information gathered from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System and the National Center for Education Statistics.

“These rankings represent NCCU’s continued emphasis on quality online programs that provides students with the necessary skills for successful careers in library and information sciences,” said Jon Gant, Ph.D., dean of the School of Library and Information Sciences.

According to the website, the listings are intended to help prospective students find graduate programs to cultivate personal and social advancement.

NCCU’s School of Library and Information Sciences offers the Master of Library Science degree in six concentration areas: academic librarian, archives and records manager, law librarian, public librarian, school media coordinator and special librarian.

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