Library Certificate and Degree Programs

(Please be patient, we are in the process of updating this page. - February 2019)

Library Degree Programs

This page provides a list of links to institutions that offer Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, and Master Degrees.  The institutions that offer any sort of library degree are sorted by individual states, Puerto Rico, and Canada.  Please note that this list may not be comprehensive as institutions may add or remove programs at any time.  If you want to see just a list of ALA-accredited programs only, visit the page under the ALA Office for Accreditation.
 
AL | AZ | CA | CO | CT | FL | GA | HI | ID | IL | IN | IA | KS 
KY | LA | ME | MD | MA | MI | MN | MS | MO | NE
NJ | NM | NY | NC | OH | OK | OR | PA | PR | RI | SC | TN | TX 
WA | WV | WI | DC | Canada

Alabama

Master's Degree
    
University of Alabama

 

Arizona

Bachelor's Degree
    University of Arizona - In-Person Program - Program offered:
    Undergraduate Minor in Information Resources and Library Science (IRLS) 
    with a focus in Digital Information Studies, Tucson, AZ.

Master's Degree
    University of Arizona 

 

California

Associate Degree/Certificate Programs
    City College of San Francisco - Online Courses Available - Program(s) offered: 
    Associate of Arts in Library Information Technology
    Cuesta College - Online Program Available - Program(s) offered: 
    Associate of Science in Library/Information Technology; 
    Certificate of Achievement in Library/Information Technology; 
    Library Services to Children Certificate of Specialization; 
    Searching and Researching Strategies Certificate of Specialization; 
    Web Page Coding Certificate of Specialization  
    Diablo Valley College - In-person program with hybrid and limited online courses available -
    Program(s) offered: 

    Associate of Arts Degree in Library and Information Technology; 
    Certificate of Achievement in Library and Information Technology 
    Fresno City College - Online program - Program(s) offered: 
    Associate of Science in Library Technology and Information; 
    Certificate of Achievement
    Palomar College - In-person program - Program(s) offered: 
    Associate of Arts in Library and Information Technology; 
    Certificate of Achievement in Library and Information Technology
    Pasadena City College - In-person program; Limited hybrid courses available - Program(s) offered: 
    Library Technology Certificate Program; 
    Digitization Skills Certificate Program 
    Sacramento City College - Limited online courses available - Program(s) offered: 
    Associate of Arts Degree in Library and Information Technology; 
    Certificate of Achievement in Library and Information Technology
    San Bernardino Valley College - In-person program - Program(s) offered: 
    Library Technology Associate of Arts Degree; 
    Library Technology Certificate 
    Santa Ana College - In-person program - Program(s) offered: 
    Associate of Arts Degree in Library Technology; 
    Library Technology Certificate

Bachelor's Degree
    Ashford University - Online Program Available - Program(s) offered:
    Bachelor of Arts in Library Science and Media, San Diego, CA.

Master's Degree
    University of California, Los Angeles
    San Jose State University

 

Colorado

Associate Degree/Certificate Programs
    Pueblo Community College - Online Courses Available - Program(s) offered:  
    Library Technician Associate of Applied Science Degree; 
    Library Technician Certificate
Master's Degree
    University of Denver 

Connecticut

Associate Degree/Certificate Program
    Capital Community College - In-person program - Program(s) available: 
    Associate in Science Degree in Social Service; 
    Library Technical Assistant; 
    Library Technical Assistant Certificate 
    Three Rivers Community College - Online program - Program(s) available: 
    Certificate in Library Technology

Bachelor's Degree
    Southern Connecticut State University - In-person program - Program(s) available:
    Bachelors of Science Information and Library Science major and minor programs, New Haven, CT.

 

Florida

Master's Degree
    Florida State University
    University of South Florida

Georgia

Master's Degree
    Valdosta State University

Hawaii

Master's Degree
    University of Hawaii

Idaho

Associate Degree/Certificate Program
    College of Southern Idaho - Program(s) Available:
    Associate of Arts degree in Library and Information Science

Illinois

Associate Degree/Certificate Program
    College of Dupage - Online Program Available - Program(s) offered: 
    Library and Information Technology, Associate in Applied Science; 
    Library and Information Technology Certificate
    College of Lake County - In-person program - Program(s) offered: 
    Library Marketing and Public Relations Associate of Applied Science; 
    Library Marketing and Public Relations Associate of Applied Science; 
    Library Technology Associate of Applied Science; 
    Public Services Associate of Applied Science; 
    Library Technical Assistant Certificate
    Joliet Junior College - In-person program - Program(s) offered: 
    Library Technical Assistant Certificate of Completion 
    Waubonsee Community College - In-person program - Program(s) offered: 
    Library Technical Assistant Associate in Applied Science; 
    Library Technical Assistant Certificate of Achievement, Certificate of Achievement
    Wilbur Wright College - In-person program - Program(s) offered: 
    Library Technical Assistant Associate in Applied Science
Master's Degree
    Dominican University
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Indiana

Associate Degree/Certificate Program
    Indiana College Network - Ivy Tech Community College - Online Program Available - Program(s) offered:
    Library Technical Assistant Associate of Science; 
    Indiana Public Librarian Certificate
Master's Degree
    Indiana University

Iowa

Master's Degree
    University of Iowa

Kansas

Associate Degree/Certificate Program 
    Emporia State University - Program(s) offered: 
    Archives Certificate
Master's Degree
    Emporia State University

Kentucky

Associate Degree/Certificate Program
    Bluegrass Community & Technical College - In-person program - Program(s) offered: 
    Degree in Information Management Design, Library and Information Technology option
Bachelor's Degree
    Northern Kentucky University - In-person program - Program(s) offered:
    Bachelor of Science Library Informatics, Highland Heights, KY.
Master's Degree
    University of Kentucky

Louisiana

Master's Degree
    Louisiana State University 

Maine

Associate Degree/Certificate Program
    University of Maine at Augusta (Augusta, Bangor, and Center Campus) - Online courses offered - Program(s) offered: 
    Associate of Science in Information and Library Services; 
    Certificate in Library and Information Services  
Bachelor's Degree
    University of Maine - Distance Education - Program(s) offered:
    Bachelor of Science in Information and Library Services, Augusta, ME.

Maryland

Master's Degree
    University of Maryland 

Massachusetts

Master's Degree
    Simmons College 

Michigan

Associate Degree/Certificate Program
    Oakland Community College - Online courses offered - Program(s) offered: 
    Associate in Applied Science in Library Technician in Library Technician
Master's Degree
    University of Michigan
    Wayne State University

Minnesota

Associate Degree/Certificate Program
    Minneapolis Community & Technical College - Online Only - Program(s) offered: 
    Associate of Applied Science in Library Information Technology; 
    Technical Information Services Certificate, Public Information Services Certificate
Master's Degree
    St. Catherine University

Mississippi

Bachelor's Degree
    University of Southern Mississippi - Online and In-person programs - Program(s) offered:
    Bachelor of Arts in Library and Information Science, Hattiesburg, MS.
Master's Degree
    University of Southern Mississippi

Missouri

Master's Degree
    University of Missouri (Conditional) 

Nebraska

Associate Degree/Certificate Programs
    Central Community College - In-person program - Program(s) offered: 
    Library and Information Services Certificate                
    Northeast Community College - In-person program - Program(s) offered: 
    Associate of Arts Degree in Library and Information Services 
Bachelor's Degree
    University of Nebraska - Online program - Program(s) offered: 
    Bachelor of Science in Education degree with major in Library Science, Omaha, NB.

New Jersey

Master's Degree
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 

New Mexico

Associate Degree/Certificate Program
    Dona Ana Branch Community College - Online program only - Program(s) offered: 
    Library Science Associate of Applied Science Degree; 
    Library Science Certificate of Completion 
        Children’s Literature; 
        Fundamentals of Library Science; 
        Customized study in library science; 
        Specialized topics in library science); 
    School library media specialist endorsement    

New York

 
Master's Degree
    University at Albany, State University of New York
    University at Buffalo, State University of New York
    Long Island University
    Pratt Institute
    Queens College, CUNY (Conditional)
    St. John’s University
    Syracuse University

North Carolina

Associate Degree/Certificate Program
    Central Carolina Community College - Online only - Program(s) offered: 
    Associate in Library and information technology; 
    Library and information technology diploma; 
    Library cataloging certificate; 
    Library programs certificate; 
    Library public services certificate; 
    Library basics certificate; 
    Certificate in library management
Bachelor's Degree
    University of North Carolina - In-person Program - Program(s) offered: 
    Bachelor of Science in Information Science and minor in Information Systems, Chapel Hill, NC.
Master's Degree
    North Carolina Central University
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Ohio

Associate Degree/Certificate Program 
    Belmont Technical College - In-person program - Program(s) offered: 
    Library paraprofessional degree
Master's Degree
    Kent State University

Oklahoma

Associate Degree/Certificate Programs
    Rose State College - Online Program available - Program(s) offered: 
    Library Technical Assistant Associate in Applied Science
Bachelor's Degree
    University of Oklahoma - Online degree program - Program(s) offered: 
    Bachelor of Arts Information Studies, Norman, OK.
Master's Degree
    University of Oklahoma

Oregon

Associate Degree/Certificate Programs
    Portland Community College - Limited online courses available - Program(s) offered: 
    Library assistant certificate

Pennsylvania

Associate Degree/Certificate Programs
    Northampton Community College - Online Program Only - Program(s) offered: 
    Associate  Science in Humanities & Social Sciences: Library Technical Assistant
Bachelor's Degree
    Kutztown University - Program(s) offered: 
    Bachelor of Science in Education (teaching program) in Library Science
    Bachelor of Science (non-teaching program) in Library Science, Kutztown, PA.
Master's Degree
    Clarion University of Pennsylvania
    Drexel University
    University of Pittsburgh

Puerto Rico

    University of Puerto Rico

Rhode Island

Master's Degree
    University of Rhode Island 

South Carolina

Bachelor's Degree
    University of South Carolina - In-person program - Program(s) offered:
    Bachelor of Science in Information Science, Columbia, SC.
Master's Degree
    University of South Carolina

Tennessee

Master's Degree
    University of Tennessee

Texas

Bachelor's Degree
    University of Northern Texas - In-person and online program - Program(s) offered: 
    Bachelor of Science in Information Science, Denton, TX.
    The University of Texas at Austin - In-person program - Program(s) offered: 
    Undergraduate minor in Information Studies, Austin, TX.
Master's Degree
    University of North Texas
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Texas Woman’s University

Washington

Associate Degree/Certificate Program 
    Central Washington University - Online program - Program(s) offered: 
    Type B Certificate in Library and Information Science
    Highline Community College - In-person program - Program(s) offered: 
    Public Services Certificate; 
    Technical Services Certificate
    Spokane Falls Community College - Online program available - Program(s) available: 
    Associate of Applied Science in Library and Information Services; 
    Library and Information Services Certificate
Bachelor's Degree
    Central Washington University - Online program - Program(s) offered: 
    Undergraduate Minor in Library and Information Science
    Undergraduate Minor in School Library Media Studies
    University of Washington - In-person program - Program(s) offered: 
    Bachelor of Science in Informatics, Seattle, WA.
Master's Degree
    University of Washington 

West Virginia

Associate Degree/Certificate Program
    Marshall Community & Technical College - Online Program available - Program(s) offered: 
    Associate of Applied Science in Public Library Technology; 
    Certificate in Public Library Technology 

Wisconsin

Master's Degree
    University of Wisconsin - Madison
    University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

District of Columbia

Master's Degree
    Catholic University of America

Canadian Master's Degree Programs

Alberta
    
University of Alberta

British Columbia
    University of British Columbia

Nova Scotia
    Dalhousie University

Ontario
    University of Ottawa
    University of Toronto
    University of Western Ontario

Quebec
    McGill University
    Université  de Montréal