Archives Specialist Certificate

This certificate is designed for professionals already holding a master's degree from an ALA-accredited program or a graduate degree closely related to this specialization.

The specialization in archival studies focuses on the practice and theory of managing collections of records and papers in a variety of archival settings, including governmental agencies, libraries, historical societies, corporations, not-for-profit organizations, museums, and religious institutions.

The course content within this specialization provides the educational component required for post-graduate certification by the Academy of Certified Archivists. This certification may also be of interest to students planning careers in academic and special libraries.

The program must be completed within three years.

Required Courses
INFO 560Introduction to Archives I3.0
INFO 561Introduction to Archives II3.0
INFO 750Archival Access Systems3.0
Students select two of the following courses:6.0
Archival Appraisal
Electronic Records Management
Digital Preservation
Total Credits15.0

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