Dual Degrees Public History

MLIS & MA In Public History

The School of Information Studies cooperates with the Loyola University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences to offer a combined program leading to two degrees:

  • Master of Arts in Public History and
  • Master of Library and Information Science

Requirements

A total of 54 semester hours is required for these two degrees. All requirements in the combined-degree program must be completed within seven years.

  • A minimum of 30 semester hours must be taken in the School of Information Studies.
  • A minimum of 24 semester hours must be taken in the history department of Loyola University of Chicago, with 12 of those hours in specified public history courses.
  • This program is not open to students who already have earned a Master of Library and Information Science degree or a Master of Arts in Public History degree.