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M.Sc. On Campus

Library and Information Science

Long Island University (LIU)

12 months
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1274 USD/credit 45864 USD/year
1274 USD/credit 45864 USD/year
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About

Long Island University (LIU) offers the M.S. in Library and Information Science – accredited by the American Library Association– at the Palmer School at LIU Post in Brookville, New York and at New York University’s Bobst Library in Manhattan.

Overview

Career Opportunities

The M.S. in Library and Information Science at the Long Island University (LIU) prepares you for a wide range of professional careers in public and private library systems and information technology settings. Our master’s degree programs, advanced certificates and doctoral degree are highly respected among libraries, organizations and businesses nation-wide.

The faculty of the Palmer School consists of distinguished professors with outstanding credentials and track records of scholarship, research and instruction at top universities across the nation and around the world. They are ready to help you complete your degree and make your own contributions to the fields of library science and information studies.

Accreditation

Long Island University offers the Master of Science in Library and Information Science – accredited by the American Library Association– at the Palmer School at LIU Post in Brookville, New York and at New York University’s Bobst Library in Manhattan. In addition, the Palmer School partners with NYU to provide a unique Dual Degree program for scholar-librarians, leading to a Master's degree from NYU Steinhardt or NYU College of Arts and Science and a Master of Science in Library and Information Science from LIU. Students can also take master's level courses at LIU Brentwood in Brentwood, N.Y. or Long Island.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Introduction to Library and Information Science
  • Information Sources and Services
  • Introduction to Knowledge Organization
  • Introduction to Research in Library and Information Science
  • Internship
  • Management of Libraries and Information Centers
  • Management of the School Media Center
  • Rare Books and Special Collections Librarianship
  • Archives and Manuscripts
  • Public Libraries
  • Academic and Special Libraries

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We have rolling admissions. As an international student it is important to apply as soon as possible so that you have plenty of time to get your visa.

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission
  • Application fee: $50 (non-refundable)
  • Official copies of undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts from any college(s) or universities attended.
  • Applicants must have achieved at least a 3.0 grade point average or equivalent in a bachelor’s program or in the last two years of the undergraduate program. Applicants who have not have completed their degrees prior to submitting the admission application should submit a transcript without the final semester’s grades. Such applicants may be accepted pending receipt of their final degree noted on official transcript.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1274 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    45864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1274 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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