4 + 1 Master’s Program


You must:

  • be a current undergraduate student enrolled at IU Bloomington.
  • have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 at IUB.
  • have at least 12 credit hours available during senior year to take graduate-level courses.

By the time you apply, you should have completed:

  • all general education requirements
  • at least 60 credits towards your undergraduate degree.

How to apply

To apply to an ILS program, you'll submit your Indiana University Graduate CAS application online.

Application materials

  • GPA of 3.2 (No GRE)
  • Personal goals statement (min. 500 words)
  • Transcripts
  • At least one letter of recommendation
  • Resume/CV

International students

To apply for the Library Science 4 + 1 M.L.S. or Information Science 4 + 1 M.I.S. programs, you will need to change your immigration documents from undergraduate to graduate status.

To do this, submit the New Degree Program e-form via Atlas by April 1 of the year before you start the M.I.S. or M.L.S., and contact the IU Office of International Services if you have any questions about this process.

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