Master in Library Information Science

Master in

Library Information Science

The Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) is a graduate program designed for individuals aspiring to become information professionals in the dynamic and evolving field of library and information science. This program provides a comprehensive curriculum covering library management, information organization, digital librarianship, and emerging technologies. Participants develop the skills needed to organize, manage, and disseminate information effectively, ensuring they are well-prepared to navigate the complexities of modern information environments. Graduates emerge as information leaders, equipped to contribute to the development and management of libraries and information services in a rapidly changing digital landscape.

Program Educational Objectives

Not Available

  • Curriculum

    1st Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Advanced Academic Writing3
    Methods of Research3
    Fundamental Statistics3
    Foundation of Library & Information Science3

    1st Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Advanced Library Management3
    Organization of Record Knowledge and Information3
    Advanced Collection Management3
    Reference and User Services1
    Information Systems3
    Archives and Records Management3

    2nd Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Public Relations in Library and Information Centers3
    Seminar in Philippine Librarianship3
    Advanced Information Literacy3
    System Analysis and Design for Libraries3
    Database Management and Information System3

    2nd Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Thesis Seminar3
    Thesis Writing3
    The curriculum is subject to modification without prior notice. For precise and current listings, kindly coordinate with our registrar department.
  • Estimated Fees
    Particular Amount
    Estimated Total Fees per semester (including tuition and other fees)₱27,359.00
    The particulars and corresponding amounts are subject to modification without prior notice. For precise and current listings, kindly coordinate with our treasury and assessment department.
  • Career Opportunities

    Senior Level:

    • Library Director: Assume overall responsibility for library operations. Develop and implement strategic plans for the library. Represent the library in the community and with stakeholders.
    • Head of Technical Services: Lead technical services departments, including cataloging and acquisitions. Oversee the development and maintenance of library collections. Collaborate with other library departments on resource access.
    • Director of Archives and Special Collections: Oversee archival and special collections departments. Develop policies for the acquisition, preservation, and access to unique materials. Engage in fundraising and outreach for special collections.
    • Chief Information Officer (CIO) - Library: Assume a high-level executive role overseeing library technology. Develop and implement IT strategies for the library. Manage library automation, digital initiatives, and information systems.
    • Director of Information Services: Oversee all aspects of information services within the library. Lead initiatives to enhance user access to information. Collaborate with other library leaders on broader strategic goals.

    Managerial/Executive Level:

    • Chief Librarian/Chief Information Officer (CIO): Assume a top leadership role overseeing the entire library or information services division. Develop and implement organizational strategies and policies. Represent the library at the executive level.
    • Dean of Libraries (Academic Setting): Lead library services and initiatives within an academic institution. Collaborate with faculty and administrators on library resources and programs. Contribute to the academic mission of the institution.
    • Library System Director: Oversee the operations of a library system serving multiple branches. Develop system-wide policies and procedures. Collaborate with regional and community stakeholders.
    • Executive Director (Library Consortium): Lead a library consortium, coordinating efforts across member libraries. Advocate for shared resources, services, and technology. Represent the consortium at the state or national level.
    • Founder/Entrepreneur (Library Technology Start-Up): Start and lead a technology-focused venture related to libraries. Develop innovative solutions for library services and information management. Take on a leadership role in shaping the company's direction.


Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation - Lucena City Lucena

Institute of Graduate Studies and Research IGSR


Library Information Science