Post Master's Library and Information Science


The exponential growth of recorded knowledge and the advent of digital technology have combined to transform librarianship. This transformation means an entirely new skill set is required of librarians today. Librarians enrolled in this certificate will update their skills and renew their knowledge in light of the new technological change in the profession. Many of the courses are either partially or fully online.

Course Location/Delivery

This graduate certificate curriculum is offered fully online at the Tampa campus.

Admission Requirements

Students must hold a master's degree from an ALA and regionally accredited institution with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.


None are required.


Students, in consultation with an advisor, will choose 6 courses (18 hours) from the list below.


Students may also choose any other 6000 level course from the Master's program course listing that they have not previously taken.

Time Limit

Students have 3 years to complete the certificate.

Standardized Tests

International students must submit a TOEFL score when English is not the native language. A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test or 79 on the web-based test is required.


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