Dual Degree

Following is information about academic requirements, financial aid and graduation for current dual degree students.

IF YOU ARE NOT CURRENTLY ENROLLED in the program, please see all pertinent information on this page: What Is The Dual Degree Program With NYU?

The Program 

LIU’s MSLIS — 28 credits

Required Palmer Courses:

LIS 510 Introduction to Library Science

LIS 511 Information Sources and Services

LIS 512 Knowledge Organization

LIS 514 Research Methods (Note: LIS 514 may be waived if your NYU program offers a similar course. This frees you up to take another elective. Students must send appeal to Director, Palmer School, LIU Post)

LIS 785: The Mentoring Program  (4 credits)


 (strongly advised)  LIS 516 Collection Development (3 credits)

 (strongly advised) LIS 606 Information Literacy and Library Instruction (3 credits)

LIS Elective

LIS Elective

Total Palmer credits: 28

NYU’s MA/MS — 24+ credits

Pertinent Links and Forms:

Financial Aid Process for Dual Degree

Dual Degree Consortium Agreement 2016-2017

Financial aid contacts:

LIU Post:
Debra.Denny@liu.edu for students with a last name beginning with A – L
Connie.Abbondandolo@liu.edu for students with a last name beginning with M – Z

NYU: Please cc both:

NYU Admissions

LIU Admissions

FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid

NYU school code is 002785 (for federal loans)

LIU School Code is 002751 (for all Post scholarship opportunities)

See Scholarships page for Palmer students; check with your NYU Dept. for other opportunities

Transferring Credits from NYU and LIU to complete the dual degree

Palmer accepts 8 GSAS or Steinhardt credits (please note: this is the maximum number of transfer credits allowed by Palmer).

The transfer of credits can take place at any time, so no need to wait until the last minute. Credits will not appear on the LIU Palmer transcript until you have earned at least 15 Palmer credits.

The NYU credits are the only ones that can be transferred to Palmer.

Students must:

Request NYU official transcript

GSAS accepts 8 Palmer credits. Students must:

Request LIU official transcript

Request transfer of credit form from NYU department advisor

 Graduation Information: File separately to graduate from each individual master’s program

LIU Graduation Information

NYU Graduation Information

See where some of our dual degree grads have landed!