News / FastTrack MLIS expands with specialization in Archives, Preservation, and Records Management
The FastTrack MLIS program has been expanded to include the School’s highly-regarded specialization in Archives, Preservation, and Records Management. This program, ranked 4th in US News and World Report, will be offered in the online environment beginning in Fall 2008. Students will gain theoretical and practical knowledge about records and recordkeeping systems, electronic records management, archival appraisal and access, the history and evolution of recordkeeping systems, digital preservation, and preservation management of library and archives collections. Graduates of this specialization have found successful and challenging careers in government, higher education, corporations, and cultural organizations. This is a 36-credit degree program, which may be completed in 2 years of part-time study. Students may enter the Archives, Preservation, and Records Management specialization in the Fall Term.