Dec 08, 2023  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Archival Studies, Graduate Certificate*

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General Program Information

Julie Fox-Horton, Ph.D., Graduate Coordinator
108 Rogers Stout Hall
Box 70659
(423) 439-4227

The Archival Studies Graduate Certificate is an eighteen-credit program designed for individuals who seek formal education in working with archival materials for genealogical purposes, or in settings such as museums, historic sites, libraries, churches, or businesses. The certificate is aligned with Society of American Archivist best practices and is available fully online.

Articulation Agreement

Students who have completed the Archival Studies Graduate Certificate may have up to 18 of the certificate credits applied toward the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Archival Studies Concentration, as long as the courses fall within matriculation limits. Please note that the certificate may be completed online.

Program Admission Requirements

A student applying to the Certificate in Archival Studies program needs the following:

  1. A baccalaureate degree in any field from a regionally accredited institution.
  2. An undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  3. Three letters of recommendation.
  4. A successful admissions interview.

Archival Studies, Graduate Certificate Requirements: 18 credits

Required Courses 12 credits
Advisor Approved Electives 6 credits
TOTAL 18 credits

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