Our MLIS curriculum is constantly updated to address emerging trends in our field.
It's an exciting time to be an information professional. The field of library and information science is rapidly evolving, and graduates with a Master of Library and Information Science degree work in various organizational environments from public and academic libraries to corporate businesses and government agencies.
The knowledge and skills learned in the graduate programs at the San José State University School of Library and Information Science are applicable and transferable to numerous career pathways including librarianship, emerging technologies, information architecture, archival studies, and more! Check out some of the emerging job titles as identified in the Emerging Trends and Titles Report:
- Cloud/Metadata Support Specialist
- User-Service Specialist
- Metadata Librarian
- Web Developer
- Emerging Technologies Librarian
- Taxonomy Analyst
- Electronic Resources Specialist
- Virtual Services Librarian
We realize that the vast choice in career opportunities can overwhelm new students. Many of the career pathways you can pursue at SJSU SLIS may pique your interest and sound like something you'd like to do as your profession. Our Career Development resources offer tools, advice, and insight to help you identify the career direction best suited for you personally.
As you ponder the vast opportunities, we encourage you to explore the career pathways at the San José State University School of Library and Information Science, download our Innovate magazine, and read stories about current SJSU SLIS students' personal career objectives.