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M.S. in Library and Information Science

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.

Graduate Programs


The Master of Science in Library and Information Science program offers four areas of specialization:



Our courses explore information sources and services, knowledge organization, access and delivery, technology integration, and more. Read our Course Descriptions


The master’s program requires students to complete 36 credits, 30 of which must be in library and information science. There are 18 credits of required courses, which includes an internship. An additional 18 credits of electives can be taken from a broad array of courses tailored to individual career objectives. Read more

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Speak with the Palmer School advisor at 516-299-2866 or email