Following are the top leading schools offering Library and Information Science Programs:

University of Pittsburgh
- The Library and Information Science Program offers an array of graduate degree programs and specializations designed to prepare students for careers in this critical profession.
- The Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree is accredited by the American Library Association (ALA).
- This ALA-accredited MLIS program is ranked in the top 10 (No. 10) by U.S. News & World Report in the magazine’s 2009 edition of "America’s Best Graduate Schools".

Drexel University
- The M.S. in Library & Information science has long been acknowledged to be a leading program.
- U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Graduate Schools 2010" has ranked the online degree in library & information science at The iSchool at Drexel, College of Information Science and Technology at 9th overall in the nation. U.S.News also ranks Drexel University as having one of the 10 largest online graduate library science programs in the country.

Wayne State University
- The School of Library and Information Science at Wayne State University is one of only two Master’s-only programs ranked in the top 20 library and information science programs, according to the U.S. News and World Report survey in 2009.
- The MLIS degree is accredited by the ALA. A fully-online MLIS option was established in 2008.

University of Missouri
- The Library and Information Science (LIS) emphasis area is an interdisciplinary program dedicated to excellence in librarianship.
- MU’s LIS emphasis area is fully accredited by the ALA.

The Florida State University
- The School of Library & Information Studies is among the top graduate programs in the country with a rapidly growing Undergraduate program in Information Technology. It is ranked 14th nationally for Library and Information Studies (USNWR 2010).

* Suggested Reading: Library School Rankings

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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