Masters Programs in Archival Science

Compare 8 Masters Programs in Archival Science

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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Master Programme in Library & Information Science, Digital Library & Information Services

University of Borås
Online & Campus Combined Full time 2 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 program: 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 program 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 program 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. ... [-]


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 for the state, national, and global information society. [+]

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 for 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.... [-]


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 ... [-]

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. [+]

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.... [-]


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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master of Science in Internetworking (Extension)

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2019 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 [+]

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.... [-]


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.... [-]