PLEASE NOTE: We have upgraded our employment application system, and hope that it will be a much better experience for our applicants. When you click "Click here to apply" from a position description page, you will be directed to a copy of the job description that has, at top right, options to print the description, share it, or apply for it. When you click "apply", you'll be invited to register for an account or to log in. This account will allow you to save your information for use on future applications. Please note that this system is new to us, too, and we will be making refinements over the weeks to come.
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Generally, career librarians obtain a Master's Degree from a library education program accredited by the American Library Association. Although these programs have different names at different schools, such programs are generically referred to as Masters in Library Science degrees, or MLS for short.
There are two area universities offering Master's degrees in this field:
You might also wish visit the American Library Association's  career resources page.
Please note that while Kansas City Public Library offers many positions not requiring advanced education, positions in the Librarian/Professional classification do require the MLS or its equivalent unless stated otherwise.