Online MS in Library and Information Science Program From Syracuse’s iSchool


Syracuse University’s ALA-accredited School of Information Studies (iSchool), ranked the #4 library and information science school in the country, offers our Master of Science in Library and Information Science (LIS) program online.1 You will experience the same high-quality curriculum delivered on campus with the freedom to continue working full time while enrolled.

No GRE Required to Apply
#4 Ranked by U.S. News & World Report1

What You Will Learn

The online LIS program prepares you to help communities and organizations use library and digital information resources more efficiently and effectively. You will learn to use technology to deliver high-quality, tailored information services to users in a variety of settings, including libraries, nonprofits, corporations, and museums.

Specializations and Certificates

School Media Specialization

The School Media specialization will prepare you to provide dedicated curriculum support to students, faculty, and administrators using current technology and resources in elementary, middle, and high schools.

Certificates of Advanced Study (CAS)

Certificates of Advanced Study are available in Data Science, Information Security Management, and School Media, preparing you to pursue an information services career outside the traditional librarian role.

A Rich Online Learning Experience

The online LIS program enables you to earn an esteemed iSchool degree without attending classes on campus. Our rich student experience connects you to our broader community from the moment you apply to after you graduate.

Live, online classes:
Attend face-to-face classes with peers and faculty, and connect with small groups of students during break-out sessions.

Multimedia coursework:
Complete assignments on the go using our mobile app, and arrange study groups through the online platform.

Ongoing student support:
Take advantage of our career development training, and receive guidance from a student success advisor.

1 U.S. News & World Report, Best Library and Information Studies Programs 2019 (visited May 22, 2019) Return to footnote reference