Graduate Programs

Academic Programs

The Palmer School offers a Master of Science in Library and Information Science, Master of Science in Library and Information Science—School Library Media, Dual Degree Master of Science with NYU, Advanced Certificates in Archives & Records Management and Public Library Administration, and a Ph.D. in Information Studies.

In addition to our traditional face-to-face classroom learning, the Palmer School offers an online option for all of the programs mentioned above. Explore each of our academic programs below to find out more information. 

Academic Programs
 Library and Information Science  M.S.
 Library and Information Science (School Library Media)  M.S.
 Dual Masters with NYU  M.S.
 Ph.D. in Information Studies  Ph.D
 Advanced Certificate in Archives & Records Management  AC
 Advanced Certificate in Public Library Administration  AC

Career Opportunities

The Palmer School of Library and Information Science 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.

For personal assistance contact the Palmer School of Library and Information Science dean’s office at 516-299-2866 or e-mail

Graduates will be prepared to pursue positions in a number of areas or to apply their enhanced knowledge to their current positions. Our alumni hold positions as:

  • Academic Librarian
  • Archivist
  • Children’s Librarian
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Corporate Information Manager
  • Database Manager
  • Digital Collections Manager Knowledge Organization Director
  • Law Librarian
  • Information Specialist
  • Information Technology Director
  • Public Librarian
  • Public Library Director
  • Medical Librarian
  • Rare Books Preservationist
  • Records Manager
  • Reference Librarian
  • School Media Specialist


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