Students graduating from Catholic University with a degree in Library and Information Science possess skills that are in demand in the field and many career areas. Our programs provide a strong grounding in the theory and practice of the library and information science field; engagement with the rich cultural and human resources of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area; and the creative use of information technology. Graduates are well prepared for professional positions of leadership in the field.

Also, the skills gained through the program — oral and written communication, critical analysis, comprehending complex information, analyzing and interpreting data, gathering and organizing information, and evaluate information and sources — are strengths that can be applied in any field.

  • The faculty and staff in the Library and Information Science Department will guide you toward internships, career-oriented research opportunities, and graduate school possibilities.
  • The Center for Academic and Career Success will help you create a customized action plan, consider career options, work with you to develop your résumé and cover letter, and assist you with the job-search process.
  • Our active alumni network will help you make the connections you will need to get your career off to a great start.
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