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University of South Florida

School of Information

Tampa, FL

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University of South Florida

Overview

University of South Florida / School of Information is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Library and information science
Master of Science (MS) Intelligence studies Cyber intelligence
Master of Science (MS) Intelligence studies Strategic intelligence

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 128

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam Intelligence Studies - GRE not required LIbrary and Information Science - GRE required with preferred minimum scores of 734d percentile (156v), 10th percentile (141Q). May be waived under certain criteria.
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

141
Applied
121
Accepted
71
Enrolled
86%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Intelligence Studies - GRE not required LIbrary and Information Science - GRE required with preferred minimum scores of 734d percentile (156v), 10th percentile (141Q). May be waived under certain criteria.
Master's Degree Requirements Intelligence Studies - Goals statement; resume or CV; some programs need understanding of Programming/coding, computational problem solving and operating systems; Library and Information Science - GRE; writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation, resume, statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards June 30
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

290
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.9%
Black or African American 7.93%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.38%
Unknown 2.41%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Youth services in libraries, community engagement and libraries, information architecture, biomedical informatics, health informatics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
21,733

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Jim Andrews
Director and Associate Professor
Email: jimandrews@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-2108
Fax: 813-974-6840

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