When most people hear about a master’s in library and information studies, they assume the only career prospect is to become a librarian. While that can be a fulfilling and lucrative career, it’s not the only outcome of obtaining an MSLIS degree! The focus of the degree, at its most rudimentary level, is how to organize, reference and convey information. In this framework, librarians are a great example of those who work with information day-in and day-out. But there are many other careers that would benefit from this specialization, and a master’s in library and information studies is useful in multiple industries. Let’s take a look at five of these careers, as well as their potential growth and salaries.
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