In order to enroll in the MLS program, an applicant must be admitted to the UWM Graduate School. Specific MLS admission requirements include:
- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university, evidenced by transcripts.
- Two-page essay describing the applicant's interest in undertaking interdisciplinary graduate study, including any prior personal, professional, or academic experience related to this goal.
- Interview with MLS Program Director.
- For international students, a minimum internet-based TOEFL score of 79 for regular graduate admission, 68-78 for dual admission, or a minimum IELTS score of 6.5
Refer to the UWM Graduate School's Graduate and Graduate Non-Degree tuition section of the tuition-fee schedule for information on costs. A modest fee of approximately $100 per credit will be assessed due to the program's innovative nature, intimate scale, special staffing and facilities, and extracurricular offerings.