Leadership and Administration in Information Organizations Certificate

About

The Leadership and Administration in Information Organizations Certificate Program (ASC) is an 18-credit hour certificate program through the School of Library and Information Management (SLIM) and Emporia State University’s Graduate Office. The goal of the Program is to prepare students for a leadership positions within libraries and information organizations.


Eligibility

Current SLIM MLS students may begin enrolling in the Leadership and Administration in Information Organizations Certificate Program while they are in the MLS Program. They may officially apply to the program and begin the admissions interview process, as well as enroll in some of the courses. After they have earned their MLS Degree, they may return to SLIM and complete the remaining Leadership and Administration in Information Organizations Certificate Program coursework.

Other graduate students at Emporia State University or another institution may begin enrolling in the Leadership and Administration in Information Organizations Certificate Program upon admission into the program.

SLIM alumni

SLIM alumni may begin taking any of the required Leadership and Administration in Information Organizations Certificate courses upon admission into the program.

Other post-graduate students

Students who have a graduate degree in Library and Information Science from another institution may begin taking any of the required Leadership and Administration in Information Organizations Certificate courses upon admission into the program.

Students who have a graduate degree in a related discipline from Emporia State University or another institution may begin taking any of the required Leadership and Administration in Information Organizations Certificate courses upon admission into the program.

Non-graduate students

Students who do not wish to obtain a graduate degree may begin enrolling in the Leadership and Administration in Information Organizations Certificate courses upon admission into the program.

Course requirements

(for students with previous master’s-level management course)

    Required Courses (9 Hours)

  • LI850 Leadership and Information Organizations (3 hours)
  • LI859 Project Management in Information Organizations (3 hours)
  • LI868 Advocacy and Information Organizations (3 hours)

    Elective Courses (9 hours)

    Select three courses:

  • LI811 Community Needs Analysis (3 hours)
  • LI825 Multicultural Resources and Services in Libraries (3 hours)
  • LI863 Current Issues in Management of Information Organizations (3 hours)
  • LI870 Practicum (3)
  • Total Hours for the Leadership and Administration Certificate: 18 hours

 

Course requirements

(for students without previous master’s-level management course)

    Required Courses (12 hours)

  • LI805 Management and Information Organizations (3 hours)
  • LI850 Leadership and Information Organizations (3 hours)
  • LI859 Project Management in Information Organizations (3 hours)
  • LI868 Advocacy and Information Organizations (3 hours)

    Elective Courses (6 hours)

    Select two courses:

  • LI811 Community Needs Analysis (3 hours)
  • LI825 Multicultural Resources and Services in Libraries (3 hours)
  • LI863 Current Issues in Management of Information Organizations (3 hours)
  • LI870 Practicum (3)
  • Total Hours for Leadership and Administration in Information Organizations Certificate: 18 hours


Course Descriptions

Application Instructions

Further Inquiries

If you have any further questions about the Leadership and Administration in Information Organizations Certificate Program, please do not hesitate to contact us by emailing at sliminfo@emporia.edu.