Admission Requirements - Online Graduate Programs

Congratulations on choosing to advance your education and career! When you submit an application to St. John’s University, you take the first step toward a program of online learning that fits your lifestyle and your needs, combined with the prestige and credentials of an acclaimed university.

If you have any additional questions regarding the admission requirements for our advanced degrees, a dedicated Admissions Counselor is available and ready to assist you at 844-393-1677.

Master of Science in Library and Information Science

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Résumé or C.V.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of professional purpose - Should include a meaningful discussion of what you hope to accomplish with an M.S. in Library and Information Science
  • Students having a GPA below 3.0 may receive a conditional acceptance, depending on work experience.
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for applicants whose native language is not English.

Ph.D. in Literacy

  • Master’s degree in any field
  • GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Résumé or C.V.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • MAT/GRE:
    • Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Analytical Written Section, satisfactory score
    • While we require a MAT/GRE score to be submitted, we evaluate each application holistically to identify each applicant’s strengths.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for applicants whose native language is not English
  • Research background and goals for doctoral study/future career

Advance your career with an online graduate degree from St. John’s University. Contact us at 844-393-1677 or Request More Information today!