Digital Libraries Specialist Certificate

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Master's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Master's
Number of Credits to Completion: 15.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 3 years
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible

Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 13.1334
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 25-4021

NOTE:  Effective Fall 2017, students are no longer being accepted into the Digital Libraries Specialist certificate program. Prospective students are encouraged to explore the Advanced Certificate in Information Studies and Technology which provides specialized, customized training beyond the master's degree.

The Digital Libraries Specialist certificate program is designed for professionals already holding a master's degree from an ALA-accredited program or a graduate degree closely related to this specialization. This specialization covers a range of topics in digital resources, collections and services.

The program must be completed within five years.

Required Courses
INFO 552Introduction to Web Design for Information Organizations3.0
INFO 653Digital Libraries3.0
INFO 657Digital Library Technologies3.0
Select two courses from the following:6.0
Introduction to Database Management
Human-Computer Interaction
Content Representation
Information Retrieval Systems
Information Architecture
Metadata and Resource Description
Digital Preservation
Total Credits15.0
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