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Applying for Archives Certificate


Current SLIM MLS students

  1. Office of Graduate Studies application (Be sure to choose CRT-Archives Studies as your planned course of study)

Applicants for the ASC program only (MLS received elsewhere, or no MLS)

  1. Office of Graduate Studies application (Be sure to choose CRT-Archives Studies as your planned course of study)
  2. Transcripts of undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) work
  3. Statement of purpose: This document should be a single-spaced, one-page narrative expressing your reasons for applying for the ASC program and your career goals
  4. Your CV/resume
  5. Names and contact information for two references (preferably, one academic- and one employment-related)
  6. A pre-acceptance interview may be scheduled at the discretion of the ASC Coordinator or the appropriate Regional Director

SLIM MLS graduate applying for the ASC program

  1. Office of Graduate Studies application(Be sure to choose CRT-Archives Studies as your planned course of study)
  2. Transcripts of any academic coursework completed after the MLS
  3. Statement of purpose: This document should be a single-spaced, one-page narrative expressing your reasons for applying for the ASC program and your career goals
  4. Your CV/resume
  5. Names and contact information for two references (preferably, one academic- and one employment-related)

You will receive an acknowledgment from SLIM when your completed application, including additional documentation if required, has been forwarded to SLIM, along with a time estimate for its review and final disposition. Please note: successful completion of LI809 is a prerequisite for admissions to the ASC program. While you may apply for admission before you have completed LI809, your acceptance will be provisional until this requirement is met.

Send all application materials (all relevant transcripts, letters of reference, résumé, and statement of
objectives) electronically to the Office of Graduate Studies at gradinfo@emporia.edu or mail to:

MLS Program Admissions
Office of Graduate Studies
Campus Box 4003
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS 66801

For more information about the ASC Program, see the Archives Studies Certificate Program page.