Big Data, Information overload, records administration and governance MARA is your key.

Master of Archives & Records Administration (MARA)

Advanced Techology

The fully online Master of Archives and Record Administration (MARA) program at the San José State University (SJSU) School of Information (iSchool) prepares students for careers as archivists, records managers, or information professionals who are ready to work in the emerging field of electronic records and digital asset management.

Advanced Technology

MARA students learn to use sophisticated technologies to organize, preserve, and provide access to a growing volume of digital and analog assets.

Certification Preparation

The MARA program at the SJSU School of Information was designed to prepare graduates to take both the Certified Records Manager examination administered by the Institute of Certified Records Managers and the Certified Archivist examination administered by the Academy of Certified Archivists. Read more about the MARA curriculum.

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Questions? Please contact Dr. Pat Franks, MARA program coordinator. Dr. Franks will be glad to answer your questions about the MARA program.

Our MARA program gives students the opportunity to study both the active records and the inactive records in the archival component of our profession. It makes them much more skilled when they graduate. – Lisa Daulby