Master of Science in Library & Information Science / Special Librarianship
St. John’s University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Library and Information Science (M.S.L.I.S.) gives you the knowledge to analyze, evaluate and organize information effectively to enhance information delivery and become an information specialist in the industry and area of your choice. In this program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA), you will learn how to analyze, evaluate and organize information to enhance information delivery in your chosen specialty.

Develop a specialty through your choice of concentration in:

  • Academic Librarianship
  • Archival Studies
  • Legal Information Professional
  • Management
  • Public Librarianship
  • Special Librarianship
  • Youth Services

St. John’s M.S. L.I.S. offers an E-portfolio and mentoring program to help students strengthen their ability to secure an advanced position in library sciences. Students can choose from seven unique concentrations of study, benefit from a strong alumni network, and are also eligible for the performance-based O’Connell Scholarship.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent