Bachelor of Science Library Informatics

What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Science in Library Informatics (BSLI) program is a foundational online degree that focuses on the science of connecting people with technology and information.

Library Informatics offers a conceptual and practical curriculum that exposes students to an array of academic disciplines:

  • Computer science
  • Organizational leadership
  • Business informatics

What can I do with this degree?

Completing this program offers a wide range of career opportunities for information professionals and can serve as a bridge to graduate programs that support the highest level of professional leadership.

Graduates from this program develop valuable professional skills:

  • Organizing contant
  • Accessing information
  • Assessing the value of information

Potential Career opportunities

  • Library Paraprofessional
  • Online Researcher
  • Information Services Manager
  • Office Automator
  • Information Designer
  • Market Research
  • Online Content Editor
  • Electronic Public Relations

When will I finish?

Students can complete the 60 credit-hour program in two years.

For Admission, Course, and Course Schedule information, click on the the links to the right under Library Informatics Links.


Why choose Library Informatics at NKU?

Betsy Herndon became the first to graduate from the BS-Library Informatics online program in December 2011. "I have definitely become much better at my job since using what I learned from my degree.  But, most importantly, I believe that in the near future I will be promoted to a full-time job at the library based on my degree. My Library Informatics degree has definitely fast-tracked me towards full-time employment and has put me at the top of the list."

Successful student Ellen Hall shares her NKU online experience. "The Library Informatics online program and the Bridging the Gap Scholarship program have been the key components in helping me further my education.  I would have never been able to accomplish my Bachelor's Degree in Library Informatics if not for these programs".