Rapid changes in technology and society have made Library and
Information Science one of today’s fastest-growing and most
exciting careers. Libraries are no longer places to store and
access paper-based materials — they are now electronic information
centers, managed and staffed by well-educated, technologically
sophisticated information professionals.
You can prepare for these opportunities by earning your Master
of Science (MS) at St. John’s University. This acclaimed graduate
degree program gives you the knowledge, skills and experience
needed for success in any institutional setting—including
education, consulting, finance, government, hospitals, law firms
and pharmaceutical companies, among others.
Convenient, flexible and affordable, the MS program is ideal for
professionals who balance their studies with work and family
responsibilities. Fully accredited by the American Library
Association (ALA), the program is offered through the Division of
Library and Information Science (DLIS) — part of St. John’s College
of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the University’s oldest division.
Courses are available at St. John’s campuses in Queens and
Manhattan; in Oakdale, NY; and online through the University’s
Division of Online Learning. Students have a variety of
degree/certificate options: specialized concentrations, dual
Advanced Certificate program offered through DLIS.