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SLIM Informatics Certificate

Prepares students for a career in an informatics setting

Program description

The Informatics Certificate Program (IC) 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 Informatics Certificate Program is to prepare students for a career in an informatics setting.

Eligibility

Current SLIM MLS students may begin enrolling in the Informatics 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 Informatics Certificate Program coursework.

The following students may begin enrolling in the Informatics Certificate Program upon admission into the program:

  • graduate students at Emporia State University or another institution
  • SLIM alumni
  • those with a graduate degree in Library and Information Science from another institution
  • those with a graduate degree in a related discipline from Emporia State University or another institution
  • students who do not wish to obtain a graduate degree

Course Descriptions

Curriculum

Course requirements

Required Courses (9 hours)

LI800 Introduction to Informatics (3 hours)

LI819 Information Retrieval (3 hours)

LI844 Database Design (3 hours)

Must Select 3 of the Following Courses (9 hours)

LI887 System Analysis and Design (3 hours)

LI888 Information Technology Project Management (3 hours)

LI 889 Knowledge Management (3 hours)

LI 874 Informatics Practicum (3 hours)

Total Hours for Informatics Certificate: 18 hours

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Apply now and begin earning your Informatics Certificate.

Contact Emporia State University Graduate School

Contact information for the Graduate School. To contact SLIM, email sliminfo@emporia.edu or view complete contact information at the bottom of this page.


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Questions

For more information about the program, please contact us at sliminfo@emporia.edu or fill out this information request form.