IU Online’s Graduate Certificate in Archives Management gives students the core knowledge and skills they need to become a professional archivist, as stated by the Society of American Archivists (SAA). This program may be of interest to working professionals who would like to keep up with changes in the field or earn an additional credential, professionals changing careers within the same field, and prospective students from relevant fields (such as history and museum studies).
As a student in this program, you learn to:
- Identify and preserve essential parts of a society’s cultural heritage.
- Organize and maintain the documentary record of institutions, groups, and individuals.
- Assist in the process of remembering the past through authentic and reliable primary sources.
- Serve a broad range of people who seek to locate and use valuable evidence and information.
To earn a Graduate Certificate in Archives Management, you must complete 18 credit hours.
Requirements are broken down as follows:
- Core courses (12 credit hours)
- Electives (6 credit hours)