Advanced Certificate Career Pathways and Courses

The Advanced Certificate in Strategic Management of Digital Assets and Services program at the San José State University School of Information offers three career pathways, each with master's-level courses focusing on a specialization in the information profession. Advanced certificate students first choose a pathway that best meets their career objectives, and then they select three courses (nine units) from their preferred pathway. All courses are delivered fully online.

Digital Asset Management Pathway

Advanced certificate students with a focus in Digital Asset Management select nine units from the following list of courses:

  • INFO 282: Seminar in Library Management 3 units, Required* 
    Topic: Digital Assets Management
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    (*282 topic choices changed as of 2/2017, we will honor other 282 topics previously listed, if taken)

    and 6 units from:

  • INFO 284: Seminar in Archives and Records Management
    Topic: Digital Curation
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    Topic: Tools, Services, Methodologies for Digital Curation
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    Topic: Characteristics and Curation of New Digital Media
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    Topic: Digitization and Digital Preservation
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    Topic: Electronic Records
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    Topic: Enterprise Content Management
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    Topic: Encoded Archival Description (EAD)
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Information Governance, Assurance and Security Pathway

Advanced certificate students with a focus in Information Governance, Assurance and Security take the following three courses (nine units):

  • MARA 284: Seminar in Archives and Records Management
    Topic: Developing an Information Governance Strategy
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  • MARA 284: Seminar in Archives and Records Management
    Topic: Information Assurance
    Sample Syllabus
  • INFO 287: Seminar in Information Science
    Topic: Cybersecurity
    Sample Syllabus

Data Analytics and Data Driven Decision Making Pathway

Advanced certificate students with a focus in Data Analytics and Data Driven Decision Making select nine units from the following list of courses:

Up to 6 Units of INFO 246

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