Prepare for success in the burgeoning field of Library and
Information Science by earning your Master of Science (MS)
degree online through the Division of Online Learning at St.
Fully accredited by the American Library Association, this
comprehensive, 36-credit course of study combines St. John’s
traditional excellence in Library and Information Science with the
convenience and resources of online learning. The program is ideal
for students who balance graduate study with work and family
As a student, you’ll enjoy the same outstanding professors and
resources available to students at St. John’s. Credit requirements
are identical for online and on-campus students. Though most
students complete coursework in one to two years, you are allowed
up to seven years for completion.
The challenging curriculum comprises three main elements: core
courses, electives and a
comprehensive examination. Emphasis is placed on:
- Professional service to users
- Strong leadership skills and the ability to manage
- Effective use of the latest information technologies
All courses are three credits unless specified otherwise. For
click here. Up to six graduate credits may be
transferred from another accredited institution.