Online Master of Science in Library and Information Science Curriculum

Throughout this curriculum accredited by the American Library Association (ALA), you will expand your knowledge and apply technical skills by building your professional portfolio, which will be built to meet eight program goals aligned with the eight ALA core competencies.

The online program consists of 36 credits of library science courses, including:

  • Core courses: 12 credit hours
  • Management course: 3 credit hours
  • Elective courses: 21 credit hours

Students may choose from one of five specializations. Read the specific courses below or click on a specialization title to learn more:

Core Courses

Management Required Course

Academic Librarianship Specialization (Choose 4)

Archival Studies Specialization (Choose 4)

Management for Information Professionals Specialization

Public Librarianship Specialization (Choose 4)

Youth Services Specialization (Choose 4)

Additional Courses

Advance your information science career with an online M.S.L.I.S. from St. John’s University. Contact us at 844-393-1677 or Request More Information today!