What kind of bachelor's degree do you need to become a librarian.?
I know you need an ALS accredited Masters in Library Science, but can you choose what subject you want to focus on for your bachelor's? I want to get my bachelor's in Multimedia or Graphic Design, as that is what I am interested in, but I am also interested in becoming a librarian in the future. Help Please!
Asked By: lilyb - 2/8/2009
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Although it's true that any bachelors can get you into an MLS program, you might also look into getting a degree that will help you compete against other librarian when it comes to getting that first job. Graphic Design might give you a leg up as an art librarian, but there aren't a lot of art libraries and it might... More
Answered By: Larry B - 2/12/2009
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If you plan to get a Masters that's fine. I know plenty of librarians who did all sorts of undergrad prep from math to philosophy. Thanks Bill
Answered By: Bill - 2/8/2009
You can get a BS in Library Science. But, you can also do a BA in another subject, then do your MLS.
Answered By: Tahuti Reincarnate - 2/11/2009
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