Comparative Literature & Master of Library Science
You’ll be able to use your dual Master of Library Science / Master of Arts in Comparative Literature in many ways. Work in an academic library, in roles ranging from online exhibit planning to faculty liaison. Or pursue a career in business, with public libraries, or with other cultural institutions that value the intersection of these disciplines.
First, though, you’ll earn two degrees in fewer credit hours—and less time—than it would take to earn them separately.
The Department of Comparative Literature offers the M.A.
How to Apply
Requirements (Minimum of 50 Credit Hours)
M.L.S. Foundation Requirements (18 cr.)
You must also complete the digital literacy requirement.
M.L.S. Electives (12 cr.)
Choose from information and library science courses.
M.A. Requirements (20 cr.)
The Department of Comparative Literature provides information about the M.A. requirements.
You will graduate after you finish both degrees—the degrees must be awarded simultaneously.
Different Indiana University schools charge different graduate tuition rates. For dual degrees, you will be coded in one of the two schools and pay that school’s tuition rate. To switch to the other school’s tuition rate, contact that department’s recorder as you near the halfway point in your program.