M.S. in Library and Information Science: Management for Information Professionals Specialization

Help organizations effectively leverage critical information.

Learn to lead while developing and managing organizational change, strategic partnerships, collaboration, and information-related projects.

Through St. John's University's Master of Library and Information Science: Management for Information Professionals, you are prepared to build processes and solve knowledge management issues across organizations. Using ethical practices and cutting-edge methods, you help businesses maintain critical information, effectively leverage resources, and more.

Once you complete your degree, you have the opportunity to receive your advanced Certificate in Management for Information Professionals.

Career Outlook: Pursue a Variety of Career Options

As a Certified Information Professional, you could earn an average salary of $88,000 and take on high-paying positions—earning more than $100,000 annually—in roles like Records and Information Management Director, Records Manager, and Solutions Architect.1

Career Spotlight: Records and Information Management Director

Lead the information and record-keeping, curating, and purging for an organization. As a Records and Information Management Director, you design systems for maintaining information, oversee schedules for document review, and manage organizational information policies. The average annual salary for a Records and Information Management Director is $112,415.2

JOBS AND INCOME

Curriculum: Align Your Courses With Your Goals

Explore the intricacies of knowledge management software and learn to create a plan of action to protect, organize, and maintain an organization's essential information.

Through 36 credits of core and specialization coursework, you learn how to design processes for monitoring information, leverage marketing tactics to improve how stakeholders interact with knowledge assets, and more. Graduate with the skills to stand out in the critical field of information management.

Students choose from the following specialization courses:

  • LIS 282: Knowledge Management in Information Organizations
  • LIS 262: Project Management in Information Organizations
  • LIS 263: Marketing and Advocacy in Information Organizations
  • LIS 264: Project Leadership for Information Professionals Capstone

EXPLORE FULL CURRICULUM

Specialization Outcomes

  • Develop a strategic plan, marketing plan, knowledge-management-action plan, and project charter.
  • Develop an organizational process by applying learning theory, instructional methods, and evaluation techniques.
  • Analyze complex problems, create appropriate solutions, and communicate them effectively in verbal and written format.
  • Understand the life cycle of recorded knowledge and information, from creation through various stages of use.
  • Improve the service experiences of those using information organizations through marketing theories, tools, and techniques.
  • Critically examine the role of the information professional as it relates to social justice, responsibility, and ethics within an organization.

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Advance your career and help organizations effectively manage their critical information with an online Master of Science in Library and Information Science: Management for Information Professionals specialization from St. John's University. Contact us at 844-393-1677 or request more information today!

Sources:

  1. Salary for Certification: Certified Information Professional (CIP). (n.d.). Retrieved January 4, 2019, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Certification=Certified_Information_Professional_(CIP)/Salary
  2. Average Records and Information Management Director Salary. (n.d.). Retrieved January 4, 2019, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Records_and_Information_Management_Director/Salary