Program Details

Doctor of Philosophy in Library and Information Management. (concentrations Informatics, Informations Systems, and Instructional Design and Technolog
Emporia, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Information Systems

Program Overview

Program Description:

The doctoral program enables students to conduct research that will contribute to society’s understanding of the creation, diffusion, and utilization of information. The program also places special emphasis on developing effective teachers. The program draws upon the strengths of SLIM’s academically diverse faculty, a unique curriculum designed for today’s working scholar, and an environment of faculty-student interaction.

The SLIM doctorate does not require a traditional residency on campus; instead, students meet residency requirements by attending weekend-intensive classes that meet two times per course for a total of 10 hours each weekend. The classes are held at Emporia State University-Kansas City in Overland Park (Kansas City area), Kansas.

Additional Program Information

American Library Association
Financial Aid:
•Cumulative GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale •A GRE score of at least 304 (total verbal reasoning and quantitative scores); •Three current letters of recommendation that speak to an applicant’s qualifications for graduate study and research; •A sample of written work that demonstrates an applicant’s scholarly writing ability; •A 200-300 word statement outlining the applicant’s career goals and research interests; and •When appropriate, a strong performance on the TOEFL, usually evidenced by a score of 650 or above.
International Requirements:
For international student admissions, please visit our International Education web site.

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