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Library & Information Science Careers: Graduate School

The Ph.D. at Simmons SLIS

Thinking about continuing your education?  Simmons SLIS offers a PhD in Library and Information Science that prepares students to become professors, researchers, library directors and consulants. Explore the link below for more information.

Learn More About Going to Graduate School or Continuing Your Graduate Education

Are you thinking about going to graduate school or continuing your graduate education?  Use these resources to learn more about your options.

Books on Graduate School in the Career Collection

The library's career collection includes a wide array of helpful books on graduate school--from understanding the application process to succeeding as a graduate student and more!

Fellowships, Grants and Scholarships: Government Resources

Fellowships, Grants and Scholarships on the Web

In addition to the funding portals listed below, many graduate programs in Library and Information Science and Archives offer funding for graduate students. Once you've identified graduate programs that might be of interest, check their websites to find out about the funding opportunities available for that program.

College Reps Talk About Graduate Studies in the U.S.

Admissions staff from George Washington University and Old Dominion University explain the process for students applying to graduate programs (master's, doctoral, specialist degrees) in the U.S. Choosing the right schools, testing, statement of purpose, and financial aid / assistantships are all explained.