Applicants in the following categories may be admitted as non-degree seeking students:
- Students with a previously earned MLIS degree.
- Students currently enrolled in other graduate library and information science programs, if the institution in which they are enrolled will accept credit earned at St. Catherine as part of the requirements for the graduate degree.
- Students with a bachelor's degree who would like to investigate how the MLIS program can meet their professional and personal goals.
Non-degree seeking students are limited to two MLIS courses for a total of six semester credits and are not eligible for financial aid.