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Additional Admission Requirements

  • A candidate for admission to the M.S. in Library and Information Science/School Library Media Program at the Palmer School must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Undergraduate or graduate preparation must include a concentration of one of the liberal arts and sciences, which will include English, mathematics, science, social studies, and at least one course of study in a language other than English. A transcript evaluation will be done to ascertain if candidates have appropriate liberal arts requirements for NYS Teacher Certification. International applicants may be required to submit a professional evaluation to assist in transcript evaluation. Only evaluation services that are members of NACES may be used when requested by the International Admissions Office.
  • Applicants who obtained the M.S. degree from the Palmer School in the last five years need only to submit the Long Island University Online Application for Admission. If the Master’s degree was obtained more than five years ago, applicants must submit two letters of recommendation along with the application.

For more details please read the School Library Media Handbook: A Guide for Students in the School Media Program.