A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills required to develop, organize, store, retrieve, administer, and facilitate the use of local, remote, and networked collections of information in print, audiovisual, and electronic formats and that prepares individuals for professional service as librarians and information consultants.
Of the 80 Library and Information Science degrees granted each year at the Bachelors degree level, women make up 90% percent and men make up 10% percent of the area of study. Did you know that Mississippi has more students being granted a degree in Library and Information Science than any other state? In fact, Mississippi granted 30 degrees last year! The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Library and Information Science is $0.
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, the University of Southern Mississippi and the University of Nebraska at Omaha are three schools popular for Library and Information Science programs. In fact, around 9 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania students are pursuing a Bachelors degree in Library and Information Science. Take a look at the college options in the table below.
The highest paying job for Library and Information Science majors is Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary. But, another thing to think about is how many job openings there currently is. A career that is in high need that a degree in Library and Information Science can prepare you for is Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary.