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Advanced Study in Library Science Certificate (Post Master's)

College of Communication and Information
School of Library and Information Sciences

E-mail: slisinform@kent.edu
Tel: 330-672-2782
Fax: 330-672-7965
Web: http://www.slis.kent.edu

The Advanced Study in Library Science certificate is an opportunity for librarians and information specialists to update and upgrade their professional skills. The program offers a multidisciplinary approach tailored to those who hold an MLS or MLIS and are interested in expanding their professional skills in various areas of library and information science.

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS (18 credits)
Course Title Credits
Choose from the following:
18

LIS
6/80603 Cataloging and Classification II (3)

6/80604 Research Methods for Libraries and Information Centers (3)

6/80631 Introduction to Digital Preservation (3)

6/80642 Implementation of Information Storage and Retrieval Systems (3)

6/80643 Online Reference Systems (3)

6/80649 Indexing and Abstracting (3)

6/80652 Foundations and Administration of Archives (3)

6/80691 Seminar in Library Science (1-3)

60693 Variable Title Workshop-library and Information Science (1-3)

6/80694 College Teaching of Library Science (2-3)

6/80695 Special Problems in Library Science (1-10)

60792 Internship in Library Supervision and Management (2-10)

Other course(s) with the approval of the Coordinator

MINIMUM TOTAL 18

Gainful Employment Disclosure

CIP code:
25.0101
CIP title:
Library and Information Science

AY 10 completers:
1
AY 10 on-time completers:
0
AY 10 on-time completion rate:
0%
Median Stafford loans:
not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Median other loans:
not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Award title:
not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Total cost per credit hours:
$452
Total costs for credit hours:
$9,942
Book and supplies cost per credit hours:
$134
Total books and supplies costs:
$1,380
Term: Fall 2011 and Spring 2012

Length: 30 Weeks

Fees per term:
Varies
Room and board per term:
$4,480
Other supply or miscellaneous costs:
N/A
SOC code:
25-4021.00
SOC title:
Librarians
ONET link:
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/25-4021.00
Respondent placement rate:
0.00% - no employment yet

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