Post Masters Pathways and Courses


Post-Master’s Certificate Career Pathways and Courses

The fully online Post-Master’s Certificate program features eight career pathways designed specifically for information professionals. The specialized curriculum covers the skills and knowledge required in today’s diverse global information landscapes.

To earn your Post-Master’s Certificate in Library and Information Science, you’ll successfully complete 16 required units and demonstrate your mastery of the program’s student learning outcomes.

The learning journey begins with a one-unit course that introduces our school’s interactive online learning environment, followed by 15 units in your selected career pathway. Each career pathway includes numerous courses from which to choose, and many courses focus on technology and leadership skills that you’ll immediately use on the job.

To get started, we invite you to explore the eight career pathways offered in our Post-Master’s Certificate program and find the one that best fits your career objectives and interests. Each career pathway includes recommended courses. Your faculty advisor can help you choose your courses.


Data Science — Post-Master’s Certificate Career Pathway

Courses cover topics like information visualization, big data analytics, data services in libraries, text and data mining, social network analysis and social analytics, digital assets management, enterprise content management, and digital preservation, information governance, information assurance, cybersecurity, health informatics.