Dual Degree: Master of Science in Health Studies and Master of Library Science
Total Semester Credit Hours Required
54 semester credit hours consisting of:
- 21 semester credit hours of Library Science courses
- 24 semester credit hours of Health Studies courses
- 9 semester credit hours of Dual Degree courses
Successful completion of new HS student online orientation during the first year in the program.
Prerequisites or Co-requisites
A bachelor’s degree from accredited regional university.
Health Studies: A written comprehensive core project on the core coursework is required. The project will be included as a portion of HS 5383. Final Project passing grade will be a minimum of 80%. The course may be repeated once if the minimum passing grade is not achieved.
Library Science: The SLIS Final Exam comprises submission of a professional portfolio, to be reviewed by the Final Exam Committee.
Dual Degree: Master of Science in Health Studies and Master of Library Science Program of Study (54 semester credit hours)
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|Required Library Science Courses|
|LS 5083||Foundations of Library and Information Studies||3|
|LS 5053||Information Retrieval||3|
|LS 5043||Information and Communication Technology||3|
|LS 5003||Collection Development||3|
|LS 5363||Health Sciences Information Services Management||3|
|LS 5473||Health Reference Services and Resources||3|
|LS 5483||Consumer Health Information Resources||3|
|Required Health Studies Course|
|HS 5413||Current Issues in Health Studies||3|
|HS 6443||Foundations of Health Science||3|
|HS 5423||Ethnic and Cultural Factors in Health Decisions||3|
|HS 6453||Strategies in Health Education Delivery||3|
|HS 5383||Program Development and Coordination||3|
|HS 5013||Data Collection and Analysis||3|
|HS Elective (speak with advisor)||3|
|Dual Degree Requirements|
|Graduate Level Statistics Course||3|
|HS 5023||Methods in Health Education Research||3|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||54|