Master’s-Degree Programs Specialize to Keep Their Sheen

Brett Flashnick for The Chronicle

Samantha Hastings (right), director of the U. of South Carolina’s library school, consults with her assistant, Angela Wright. The school has added more specialized programs recently. "It’s not the same as a badge, but the intention is to add skills to existing degrees," Ms. Hastings says.
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Amanda R. Bullington has a penchant for order. "I love organizing anything and everything," she says.

Putting that passion to professional use, she went back to school last year to get a master’s in library science, with cataloging as her emphasis...

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