Table III-16

Required Course Work Hours

 

School

Number of Hours

Master's

Post-Masters

Ph.D.

Alabama

18 (MLIS)

 

48 + 24 diss.

Albany

21

6

30

Alberta

18

 

 

Arizona

15

 

18

British Columbia

21 (LIS)

24 (MAS)

39-45 (Jt. MAS/MLIS)

 

 

Buffalo

15

6

15

Catholic

30

 

 

Clarion

18 (MSLS)

 

 

Clark Atlanta

27

6

 

Dalhousie

16 courses

 

 

Dominican

36

15

 

Drexel (qt.)

24 (MSLIS)

32 MIS

32

44

Emporia

12

 

51

Florida State

42

30

24

Hawaii

12

0

9+

Illinois

6

8

48

Indiana

15

0

12

Iowa

17

 

 

Kent

14

0

 

Kentucky

15

 

42

Long Island

18

 

12 core + 12 diss.

Louisiana

22

9

 

Maryland

9

 

15

McGill

24

Individualized

Individualized

Michigan

12

 

9

Missouri

18 MALS

6

21

Montreal

30

 

18

NC Central

18

 

 

NC Chapel Hill

24

 

18

NC Greensboro

16

 

 

North Texas

9

 

12

Oklahoma

21

0

 

Pittsburgh

12 MLIS

6 MSIS

 

15DLIS

0 DIST

Pratt

12-18

 

 

Puerto Rico

38

 

 

Queens

15

0

 

Rhode Island

18

 

 

Rutgers

15

6

12

St. John's

15

0

 

San Jose

9

 

 

Simmons

12

 

24

S. Carolina

18

0

 

S. Florida

39

 

 

Southern Conn.

15

6

 

Southern Miss.

24

0

 

Syracuse

19 MLS

37 IM

28 TNM

 

18

Tennessee

15

 

varies

Texas

10

0

15

Texas Woman's

36 MLS

6

18

Toronto

3 core courses

 

1 yr. Adv. Research Methods

UCLA (qt.)

24

0

32

Washington (qt.)

34 MLIS

44 MSIM

 

57

Wayne State

18

0

 

Western Ontario

18

 

6

Wisconsin, Madison

18

 

6

Wisconsin, Milwaukee

15

 

 

†††††††††† Total

56

19

29

†††††††††† Average

16.7

5.1

20.6

 

          Hawaii requires 9 hours plus 1 credit seminar each semester student is enrolled and 1 credit dissertation research until complete.

          Pratt requires 12 hours for students entering Fall 2002 and 18 hours for those entering prior to Fall 2002.

          Rutgers reports that masterís students are required to take 9 credits in Lead Courses and a minimum of 15 credits in a combination of Lead Courses and Central Courses.Educational Media students have 33 required credits.


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