The graduates demonstrate leadership in facilitating the information needs of a variety of patrons and clients and are prepared for such diverse settings as public libraries, government, and corporate information centers, archives, law firms, museums, and more.
The rapid transformation fueled by technological innovation and ever-evolving societal expectations for information is creating new opportunities for information professionals. The M.S. in Library and Information Science at St. John’s prepares you for emerging job opportunities in a variety of traditional and non-traditional settings:
- Archives, museums, and record centers
- Corporate, business, and legal organizations
- Government and non-governmental (NGO) institutions
- Health, medical, pharmaceutical, and scientific institutions
- Non-profit organizations
- Post-secondary institutions
- Public libraries
In the commitment to preparing you for the evolving workforce, the program will help you develop and hone your expertise and abilities in some of the most sought-after job skills involving communication, knowledge management, collaboration, advocacy, research, and project management.
Some examples of positions include:
- Business Librarian
- Communications Specialist
- Conflicts Analyst
- Digital Initiatives Program Manager
- Information Technology Specialist
- Innovation Librarian
- Instructional and Training Librarian
- Knowledge Consultant
- Linked Data Strategist
- Medical Librarian
- Project Manager
- Research Analyst
- Research Librarian
- Special Collections Librarian
- Workflow Analyst
While enrolled in the program, you’ll be able to gain real-world experience through an internship, which most employers look for on an applicant’s resume. St. John’s maintains relationships with host sites throughout New York City and beyond to help you find an internship placement that suits your unique interests and career goals.
- Information Organization
- Introduction to Library and Information Science
- Information Sources and Services
- Research and Evaluation Methods
- Management of Libraries and Information Centers
- Law Library Administration
- Planning and Delivering Information Literacy Programs
- College and University Libraries
- Web Design for Libraries and Information Centers
- Information Use and Users
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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- A statement of professional purpose, which should include a meaningful discussion of what you hope to accomplish with an M.S. in Library and Information Science from St. John's.
- Two letters of recommendation from professors, instructors, or persons with whom you have worked in a professional capacity.
- Official transcripts from each institution you have attended.
- A non-refundable application fee.
- An interview with the program director may be required.
International1265 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1265 USD per credit and a duration of .
National1265 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1265 USD per credit and a duration of .
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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