California Cohort


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The Department of Information Science offers its ALA-Accredited Master of Science in Library Science (LS) or Information Science (IS) to a cohort of students residing in California and surrounding states. Experience the uniqueness of an affordable Master's program that blends 100% online instruction with onsite networking and professional events. This blended approach provides the opportunity to become part of a learning community of students who will begin studies together and finish in 2 years. Admission to the program is continuous and students can begin in the fall, spring or summer semesters.

The cohort approach combines a highly interactive online experience and onsite professional opportunities to build and sustain a vibrant learning community. There will also be on-site events available throughout California including advising sessions and activities at the State Library Associations.

The University of North Texas - Department of Information Science has a long history of providing high-quality programs at sites that are often many miles from the home campus in Denton. 


Each of the following individuals is committed to the California Cohort and can be reached by e-mail, postal mail, fax, and phone.

Title Contact E-mail
Cohort Director Dr. Agnes Pearcy
Dir., Student Support Services Rachel Hall
Department Chair Dr. Jiangping Chen

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