Virginia-West Virginia Cohort


Courses | Facts | Information Sessions

The University of North Texas' Department of Information Science offers its ALA-Accredited Master of Science with majors in Library Science (LS) or Information Science (IS) to a cohort of students in Virginia and West Virginia and surrounding states. Experience the uniqueness of an affordable Master's program that blends 100% online instruction with onsite networking and professional events at the Longwood University, Greenwood Library, (Farmville, Virginia). 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. The start date for the next VA-WV cohort is January 2023, and enrollment for the cohort will be continuous.

Virginia Cohort Graduation
                    Virginia Cohort Graduation

The cohort approach combines an interactive online experience and onsite professional opportunities to build and sustain a vibrant learning community.  

There will also be various on-site events available throughout Virginia and West Virginia, 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. In receiving accreditation renewal by the American Library Association, the Committee on Accreditation commended the Department for its outreach efforts.

Contact Us

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

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