The following are the number of credits required for each degree in the dual NYU M.A. in Irish and Irish-American Studies/ LIU M.S. in Library and Information Science program:
NYU’s GSAS Irish and Irish-American Studies:
24 credits (6 courses)
- Core: 8 credits (2 courses)
- Field Specialization: 8 credits (2 courses)
- Electives: 8 credits (2 courses), versus 16 credits in the single-degree program
LIU’s Palmer School of Library and Information Science:
- Core: 12 credits (4 courses), versus 15 credits in a the single-degree program
- Electives: 12 credits (4 courses), versus 18 credits in the single-degree program
- Mentoring: 3 credits (160 hours)
Transfer of Credits (included in the above requirements):
NYU GSAS accepts 9 Palmer credits (3 courses) to make a 32-credit degree.
LIU Palmer accepts 8 GSAS credits (2 courses) to make a 36-credit degree.
Two Masters degrees combined require 52 credits, granting an M.A. and an M.S.L.I.S.
Full-time students may complete both degrees in 2-2½ years.
LIU’s Palmer School: Located at NYU’s Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, room 707. To make an appointment to discuss the M.S.L.I.S., please contact Dr. Pauline Rothstein at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 998-2516.
NYU Irish and Irish-American Studies: please see our contact information page.