Accreditation

Our MLIS program is accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) Committee on Accreditation, with the status of Continued accreditation. The next comprehensive review visit is scheduled for 2019. The School submits an annual statistical report, and a biennial narrative report for approval by the Committee. Accreditation documents are available upon request, pending University approval.

Program Assessment 

In addition to the process of accreditation, the School of Information Management’s MLIS degree is assessed through an ongoing, robust and systematic planning and self- assessment process.

Statistical Data on Enrolment & Completion Rates

Between 2008 – 2012 the average first year retention rate was 98.1%; the average MLIS degree completion time was 5.25 years.

Recent Employment Data from our Graduates

The post-graduate survey (sent to October 2017 & May 2018 grads in November 2018) reports that 90% had secured employment in the IM field; 62.5% found employment within 0 – 3 months after graduation, and 37.5% in 3 – 6 months period after graduation.

Documents related to the School’s MLIS assessment activities are linked below. More information and reports will be added as they become available.

ALA Committee on Accreditation

MLIS Admissions Committee

MLIS Awards & Scholarships Committee

MLIS Curriculum Committee

MLIS Director's Report

MLIS Practicum