Admission to the iSchool’s graduate programs is through the University of Maryland Graduate School, with supplemental program-specific application criteria and materials as described below. The University of Maryland’s Graduate School accepts applications through its ApplyYourself application system. Before completing the application, applicants should check the Graduate School’s Admissions Requirements. If you still have questions, please contact us for more information!
All students applying to the MLIS Program (online, in-person, or hybrid) should only apply to the LBSC Program.
Completed applications are reviewed by an admissions committee in each graduate degree program. The recommendations of the admissions committee are submitted to the Dean of the Graduate School, who will make the final admission decision. Students seeking to complete graduate work at the University of Maryland for degree purposes must be formally admitted to the Graduate School by the Dean.