The master’s degree is both a research-oriented and practice-oriented program. It is an essential educational step for individuals who want to take a more critical role in libraries and organizations that need to manage various types of information and services. By directing toward making significant contributions to their profession, the program provides the foundation for a successful career in LIS. The master's program in LIS requires the following:
-Minimum 24 total credit hours of course work － typically requires 3 semesters (2 years) of full-time enrollment
-Completion of two Korean liberal arts courses (applicable only to international students scoring lower than 4 on TOPIK)
-Master’s thesis approved by thesis examiners
Please note that students do not have to take additional course hours to complete the dissertation.