Which universities offer accredited library science programs?
There are several places to look for accredited master's-level programs:
United States and Canada
Directory of ALA-accredited master's programs in library and information studies
Lists master's programs that have been accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) or the Canadian Library Association (CLA). Use the Searchable Database of Programs to search for programs by location, by availability of distance/online courses, and other options. The Google Map of Programs lets you see where all the programs are located.
Rare Books and Manuscripts Section: Directory of Educational Opportunities
In addition to a listing of accredited programs, this also includes information about educational programs specifically for careers in rare books and manuscripts.
Society of American Archivists' Directory of Archival Education
Comprehensive listings of archival programs in the United States and Canada.
Courses in library and information studies currently accredited by CILIP
Lists programs that have been accredited by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) in England, Scotland and Wales.
ALIA-recognized librarianship courses
Lists undergraduate and master's-level programs that have been accredited by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Note that the master's-level programs are at the bottom of the page.
LIANZA: Library Qualifications
Lists programs that have been accredited by the New Zealand Library Association (known as LIANZA). Note that certificate, bachelor's and master's programs are together on the page; look for the MLIS degree listings.
Library associations in the countries listed above honor each other's accreditations. Degrees from library programs in other countries may or may not be recognized outside the country where they were issued.