Masters Programs in Archival Science

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Archival Science

An individual who enrolls in master-level studies will engage in the specialized study of a professional career field. This postgraduate degree demonstrates an advanced mastery of the subject, and it typically takes one to three years to complete.

What is a Master in Archival Science? This is an advanced degree program that prepares students for a career managing documents. Preservation, archiving and digitization are just a few of the ways that a graduate may interact professionally with current or historical records, documents, art, books and other objects. For example, a professional may analyze topics such as equality and human rights through the management of cultural artifacts while dealing with issues involving the care and use of the collection.

Knowledge of record keeping and digitization is useful across professions, and most preservation work involves a sharp eye for detail. Students who develop these skills and abilities are likely to achieve leadership positions within the field.

Location and level of specification are factors that affect the cost of archival science programs at various universities and learning institutions. Researching the features that provide the desired outcome can help a student to identify the right program and come to an estimation of the financial requirements involved.

Individuals who earn a master’s degree in archives and records management, museum studies and related specializations within the field of archival science may find positions within museums such as curation, archiving and exhibition design. A graduate could work as a digital asset manager, a privacy and access specialist or a records manager for a corporation, government agency, health care facility or university.

Students generally have the option to enroll with a full-time or part-time status, and online classes are often available for those who require a flexible schedule or are not able to move to the region where the desired university is located. To discover the opportunity that fulfills your goals, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Official Master - Archival And Document Management

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Archives and Records Management provides an integrated solution in the field of archival and Geston document that enables students to develop their work in public and private organizations, both documents historical and administrative training and in any medium. [+]

Masters in Archival Science. The area to which the master belongs is between 51 and 100 positions of the fourth edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject The Master in Archives and Records Management It provides an integrated solution in the field of archives and documents Geston that enables students to develop their work in public and private organizations, both historical documents and administrative and support any training. It also provides the necessary training for the implementation of archival techniques and the incorporation of new technologies in file management and in the design and management of document management systems of organizations, while developing critical thinking, ethical values professional archival and innovation capacity. Career prospects File Services state, local and state administration. Files banking companies, banks, insurance, legal and tax advisory services, and consulting. Business organization and custody of files. Files universities and schools. Files institutions and public entities. Files chemical companies, pharmaceutical and clinical. Companies information technology. Files media (television, radio and press). File associations, private institutions and professional associations. Files ecclesiastical institutions. international students Practical guide for international students CURRICULUM Description Master The master, which consists of 120 total ECTS, will be developed over two years of 60 ECTS each. The curriculum is structured around 11 modules mandatory with a load of 10 ECTS each, except for the modules 8 (Management of File Services) and 11 (Working Final Master) with 15 ECTS each one. Structure of the curriculum OB: Compulsory Competencies Admission Profile The Master is aimed... [-]

Master Library & Information Science,Digital Library & Information Services

University of Borås
Online & Campus Combined Part time 4 years August 2018 Sweden Borås

Digital Library and Information Services. Students will understand the significance of digital libraries in their own context, manage the transition of services to the digital sphere, and develop new digital services to satisfy the needs of their clientele. [+]

Master’s programme: Library and Information Science, Digital Library and Information Services

 

Would you like to work at the leading edge of information and library practice? Would you be interested in helping people to make sense of the cyberspace that is becoming so important in their work and lives? Do you want to have all the treasures of human knowledge, acquired through the ages, at your fingertips? This programme will help you to choose your mission and place in life. It offers exciting possibilities of finding the job of your dreams. Digital library and information services in many different sectors, from public and academic libraries to global business and children’s libraries are now seeking staff who have been prepared to work in the digital environment. The knowledge and skills you acquire will be useful in any of these areas because of the pervasive and omnipresent nature of digital resources. You will be the one to lead people to the information they really need. Digital libraries are increasingly significant throughout the world in the provision of information not only to local audiences, but internationally. They are developed by existing library services, by governmental and commercial organizations. Therefore, we offer this programme on a part-time, distance learning basis, to answer the need for professional competence in this area, in a mode that is appropriate for anyone, anywhere in the world. Following the programme, students will be able to understand the significance of digital libraries in their own context, manage the transition... [-]


Master of Library and Information Science

University of Maryland, College of Information Studies
Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 USA College Park + 1 more

The MLIS program educates students in the knowledge, skills, habits of thought and inquiry, and ethics of the library and information professions and prepares leaders in the state, national, and global information society. [+]

Masters in Archival Science. The MLIS program educates students in the knowledge, skills, habits of thought and inquiry, and ethics of the library and information professions and prepares leaders in the state, national, and global information society. The fully American Library Association (ALA) accredited Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS) program is a professional degree that provides students with a comprehensive foundation in both research and practice. Our focus on excellence and the core values of diversity and inclusiveness, innovation and creativity, ethical action, civility and collegiality, and openness and accountability make an MLIS from the iSchool unique. The MLIS degree at Maryland's iSchool offers unparalleled opportunities to work with government agencies, non-profits, international organizations, and a range of world-renowned libraries, museums, and archives. The iSchool is a leader in the field of library and information science education, offering prominent programs of study in Archives and Digital Curation and School Libraries; while also advancing LIS education by developing unique programs in Youth Experience, Diversity and Inclusion. The combination of responsive coursework, innovative programs, a faculty of noted scholars and professional leaders, and opportunities available only within this region makes an MLIS degree from the University of Maryland an excellent starting point for your career. Students who earn their MLIS from Maryland’s iSchool can expect: A 9:1 student-instructor faculty ratio where students can work closely with dedicated faculty at the top of their field A 90% employment rate within one year of graduation Opportunities for positions in such institutions as... [-]

Master's Degree In Advanced Studies In Museums, Archives And Libraries

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Ferrol

Structure of the Study Compulsory Subjects History of European Culture and Thought Cultural Heritage and Museology Bibliographical Heritage Documentary and Archival [+]

Structure of the Study Mandatory Courses History of European Culture and Thought Cultural Heritage and Museology Bibliographic Documentary and Archival Heritage Spanish System of Museums, Archives and Libraries Methodology for Research in Humanities and Documentation Seminars on Current Trends in Museums, Archives and Libraries Specialty in Museums History of Museums and Collecting Museums and New Technologies Museology Organization and Management of Museums Cultural Policies and Legislation Cultural and Information Marketing Literature and Museum Houses Ethics and Professional Deontology Territory Museum and Cultural Tourism: Interpretation of Heritage Natural Spaces and Ecomuseums Musealization of the Archaeological Heritage Musealization of the Marine Environment and Fishing Culture Specialty in Heritage Libraries and Historical Archives Cultural Policies and Legislation Cultural and Information Marketing History of Archives and Libraries Archives, Libraries and New Technologies Organization and Management of Historical Archives and Heritage Libraries Paleography and Diplomacy Heraldry and Sigilography Digitization Projects Home History of the Institutions and Administration Patrimony and Audiovisual Documentation Placement Placement Work End of Master Work End of Master [-]

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Library Media

Alabama State University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Montgomery

It is assumed that a candidate for the Master of Science degree has made a commitment to the scholarly study of education and to teaching as a career. Secondary education programs include courses in professional education, the teaching fields, and general education. [+]

Masters in Archival Science. It is assumed that a candidate for the Master of Science degree has made a commitment to the scholarly study of education and to teaching as a career. Secondary education programs include courses in professional education, the teaching fields, and general education. Candidates should apply to the College of Education for acceptance to a teacher education program no later than the fourth semester of their enrollment at Alabama State University. Upon acceptance to a program, an adviser in Secondary Education will be assigned to assist in designing an acceptable program. The adviser in the College of Education will coordinate the advisement process with the adviser in the teaching fields. Candidates seeking certification in other states should seek advisement from the Certification Officer in the College of Education. Curriculum Instructional Support Area (24 semester hours) LEM 500 Literature for Children and Young Adults (3) LEM 508 Collection Development and Management (former title: Selection and Utilization of Media and Materials) (3) LEM 512 Administration of Library Media Programs (3) LEM 517 Organization of Information Resources (former title: Technical Services) (3) LEM 519 Reference and Reference Services (3) EDT 574 Computer-Based Instructional Technologies (3) EDT 575 Current and Emerging Instructional Technologies (3) EDT 576 The Integration of Technology into K-12 Curriculum (3) Foundation of Professional Studies (6 hours) EDU 527 Human Development and Behavior (3) OR EDU 541 Advanced Educational Psychology (3) EDU 531 Modern Issues in Education (3) OR EDU 554: Contrasting Philosophies of Education (3) Research (3... [-]

Master of Science in Internetworking (Extension)

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course is intended for graduates from any field who wish to learn or extend their knowledge of networking and networking technologies. As students come from a variety of backgrounds, there is a degree of subject choice in the program to meet individual needs. [+]

The internetworking program provides students with a practical, hands-on learning experience using resources provided by Cisco Systems for internetworking including routing, switching, security and wireless. Advanced electives in internetworking are available. The program covers all aspects of the organisational use of networks: design, implementation, security, management, end systems and applications. This course prepares students with undergraduate qualifications that are not in the field of ICT, for entry to the workforce as an ICT networking professional. Students who do have ICT qualifications can extend their learning. Students can develop multiple skills across the internetworking field, according to interest and elective choices, for example, switching and routing, systems and network management and analysis, network security, mobility and web development. Students have the option of preparing for Cisco CCNA and CCNP certifications within the program.... [-]


MA In Data Science And Big Data

Afi Escuela de Finanzas
Campus Full time 10 months September 2018 Spain Madrid

Data Science is the basis of everything. Try to use the power of Big Data without techniques Data Science is like trying to harness the power of Internet search engine [+]

Masters in Archival Science. Why a Master in Data Science and Big Data? The information available in the world grows exponentially. More than 90% of the currently existing data has been created in the last two years. The business datificación reduces transaction costs and causes the appearance of new competitors initially outside the sector. Processing all this information available will be key to the Spanish and global companies to compete with each other and with new entrants. In addition, the use of Big Data can help companies create new products or services in and out of your business 72% of large companies believe that Big Data has a very important potential in creating competitive advantages Main analysts (McKinsey, Gartner) provide a huge demand for data scientist profiles in the coming years. In recent years, large companies have been demanding profiles that combine knowledge of data analysis techniques with business knowledge. Today this process is deepening coming to generate a bottleneck to the shortage of such professionals. Very few international institutions offer a program with a mix of knowledge in data science and big data as offered by Afi. In Spain, no. Companies are looking for specialized professionals who are able to apply analytical techniques to specific business problems, to offer innovative solutions that create value and determine the business strategy for the coming years, helping to address decision making by translating the data into useful information Data Science is the basis of everything. Try to use the power of Big... [-]

Master Degree in Information Science and Technology

University For Information Science And Technology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Macedonia Ohrid + 1 more

Communication networks is an exciting area that is developing very rapidly and getting a lot of attention from scientists and the academic community. However, what is more important is the fact that companies and private/public institutions give an enormous importance to their computer network infrastructure... [+]

Master Degree in Information Science and Technology Introduction Communication networks is an exciting area that is developing very rapidly and getting a lot of attention from scientists and the academic community. However, what is more important is the fact that companies and private/public institutions give an enormous importance to their computer network infrastructure, due to the reason that today nothing can be done without data communication. Consequently, any communication network should have security mechanisms that ensure protection against data theft, data loss, information leak and any kind of intrusion that aims at breaking through and tampering with confidential and copyrighted material. Master studies of Communication Networks and Security aims at producing highly educated, skilled and prepared professionals who will be able to cope with any local or international environment, be it a private company, an institution or the academia. Students through their presence and participation in the whole studying process will have an active role in the conduct of the study program. Students as consumer‐beneficiary will have an active role in the whole educational and scientific research process, organization of expert and scientific meetings, debates, research seminars where they will have an opportunity to research directly and familiarize with the scientific field. Program Outcomes The University of Information Science and Technology “St. Paul the Apostle” offers the opportunity for enrollment in the study program in information science and technology for master studies through two program models: One‐year full time studies and two‐year part time studies. This study program in Information... [-]