Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Program at Saint Mary's University

RATIONALE
The MLIS program provides library administrators in all levels of education and in different types of libraries and information centers in the government and private agencies the professional competence and managerial skills to lead and manage their libraries more efficiently and effectively within the context of national development.


OBJECTIVES
1. Update the librarians with recent trends and developments in Library and Information Science;
2. Equip the librarians with advanced knowledge, skills, attitudes and values in selecting, organizing, and disseminating information;
3. prepare the librarians to be locally and globally competitive; and
4. produce efficient and effective library managers.


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
The program is open to all graduates in any field who are interested to become professional librarians and/or information professionals.

An Applicant must:
1. have taken the SMU Institutional Graduate Admission/Placement Test
2. have 2-3 recommendations from former professors or current employer.


THE FACULTY

DR. MOISES ALEXANDER T. ASUNCION:
Ph.D. Sc. Ed-Mathematics (UP, 1996);

MRS. ANABELLE T. CABONERO:
MA-Library Science (CEU, 2003)

MR. DAVID A. CABONERO:
MA-Library Science (CEU, 2004)

DR. ENRIQUE T. CAYABAN
Ed.D.-Educational Management (SMU, 2002)
MA-Library Science (UST, 1982)

DR. BONIFACIO V. RAMOS
MAED-Library Science (PNC, 1975)
Ed.D.-Educational Management (SMC, 1983)

DR. ELLA B. TUMANENG
Ph.D.-DevEd (UST, 1984)

THE CURRICULA

A. MASTER OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (WITH THESIS)

B. MASTER OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (NON-THESIS)

SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS

1. Master's degree entrance scholarship is given to Cum laude, Magna cum laude, and Summa cum laude graduates (or the equivalent).

The scholarship may be renewed if the students carries a minimum of six (6) units per semester and in the previous term, obtained a weighted average grade of 1.5 in the master's program and 1.25 in the doctoral program.

An academic scholarship may also be granted to a student even if s/he has not been an entrance scholar but s/he meets the above requirements.

2. Priveleges to Teachers for master's degree studies.

2.1. Fifty percent (50%) tuition fee discount to:

SMU teacher education graduates teaching in Catholic schools in Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Ifugao, and Isabela

Students of MAED-Religious Education

2.2. Twenty-five percent (25%) tuition fee discount to:

SMU teacher education graduates teaching in non-Catholic or government schools.

Non-SMU teacher education graduates teaching in Catholic schools.

For more information, please contact:

ELLA B. TUMANENG, Ph.D.
Graduate Program Head, School of Education
Rm101a, 1st/F Administration Building
Tel. (078) 321-2221 loc. 222

MOISES ALEXANDER T. ASUNCION, Ph. D.
Dean, School of Education
A-201a, 2nd/F Administration Building
Tel. (078) 321-2221 loc. 128


GRADUATE PROGRAM FEES

TUITION FEE (per unit)
Masteral P 298.00

MISCELLANEOUS FEES (per semester)
Registration 538.00
Library 550.00
Audiovisual fee 100.00
Internet fee 250.00
Graduate School Journal 250.00
Total miscellaneous fees 1,688.00

THESIS WRITING FEE
Thesis Proposal
Adviser 2,000.00
Panel Members (3 @ P 1,000.00) 3,000.00
Recorder 200.00
School Overhead 550.00
Total Thesis Proposal Fee 5,750.00

Oral Defense Fee
Adviser 3,500.00
Panel Members (3 @ P 1,000.00) 3,600.00
Recorder 200.00
School Overhead 500.00
Total Oral Defense Fee 7,800.00

TOTAL THESIS WRITING FEE 13,550.00

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