MS in Library and Information Science
Class Profile

The Master of Science in Library and Information Science from iSchool@Syracuse brings together students from diverse backgrounds and industries to collaborate within an immersive online program. Through the program, you will be able to form a supportive community with your peers and develop valuable professional connections as you prepare for your library- or information-related career.

Student Demographics

Average Years of Work Experience

Average Student Age


U.S. Minority

Military Affiliation


MS in Library and Information Science students come from over 30 states, the District of Columbia, and around the globe.

The map shows states where students in the program reside. The states highlighted are Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, Mississippi, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

Students have also come from the District of Columbia, Canada, and South Korea.

Work Experience

Selected Employers

  • Amazon
  • Americorps
  • Apple Inc.
  • Cornell University
  • Harvard University
  • IBM
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Landmarks Preservation Commission
  • New York Public Library
  • NYC Department of Education
  • PepsiCo
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries
  • Target
  • Triton Museum of Art
  • United Health Services
  • United States Post Services
  • Wells Fargo

Employment Positions

  • Acquisition Specialist
  • Archivist
  • Adult Education Program Manager
  • Circulation and Integrated Systems Manager
  • Civil Rights Investigator
  • Community Relations
  • Digital Imaging Specialist
  • IT Specialist
  • Laboratory Analyst
  • Library Acquisitions Specialist
  • Library Technician
  • Patent Prosecution Specialist
  • President of Communications
  • Program Manager
  • Student Support, Technology, and Library Specialist
  • Technical Literacy Educator
  • Technical Services Supervisor

The self-reported information above reflects enrolled students as of June 2019.