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Spanish, Library and Information Science, B.A. + M.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
New York City, NY, United States
Spanish, Library and Information Science from St. John's University offers a combined Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Master of Science (M.S.) that allows you to complete your undergraduate and graduate degrees in five years of full-time study, with internships available at the graduate level.
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The combination of the two degrees in Spanish, Library and Information Science from St. John's University will prepare you for a career managing a library, information center, or information system with a global perspective. The cultural and language skills you acquire in Spanish will make you uniquely employable as a librarian or information specialist once you graduate with your master’s degree.


This program prepares you for emerging job opportunities in a variety of traditional and non-traditional settings:

  • Archives, museums, and record centers
  • Corporate, business, and legal organizations
  • Government and non-governmental (NGO) institutions
  • Health, medical, pharmaceutical, and scientific institutions
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Post-secondary institutions
  • Public libraries

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Organization
  • Library and Information Science
  • Information Sources and Services
  • Research and Evaluation Methods

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Complete and submit an online application.
  • Official high school transcript(s) for all high schools attended
  • Official standardized test scores
  • Statement of activity if you have a gap in your education of more than three months between your graduation date and date of application submission
  • An essay and recommendation letters are strongly encouraged, but not required, for all programs except for Pharmacy, which requires both.
  • Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43160 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    43160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43160 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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