Taught course

Library and Information Science

St John's University · St John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Entry requirements

All applicants to the program must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 grade point average or above.

Months of entry

January, August

Course content

The Master of Science program in Library and Information Science at St. John’s University will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in today’s information-rich workplace. Our graduates demonstrate leadership in facilitating the information needs of a variety of patrons and clients, and are prepared for such diverse settings as public libraries, government and corporate information centers, archives, law firms, museums, and more.

Our program is accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) Committee on Accreditation with the status of Continued Accreditation. Our next comprehensive review visit is scheduled for 2018. The program is also guided by the Vincentian Mission of St. John’s, which emphasizes service and social justice. All academic programs at St. John’s emphasize the integration of the liberal arts and focus on ethical decision-making based in Catholic social teaching.

To ensure student success and accommodate full-time professionals pursuing the M.S. degree, we offer a fully online program. The program requires 36 credits, four core courses, a management course, and seven elective courses. You’ll also submit an electronic portfolio as an end of program assessment, which will allow you to showcase your graduate work to potential employers in the future.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Robert Medrano