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SLIM Leadership and Administration in Information Organizations Certificate

prepares students for a leadership positions within libraries and information organizations

Leadership and Administration in Information Organizations Certificate

Program Description

The Leadership and Administration in Information Organizations Certificate Program (LAIOC) 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 Descriptions

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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.

Course Requirements

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

Required Courses (3 Hours)

LI850 Leadership and Information Organizations (3 hours)

Select fifteen-hours of credit from any of the following courses (15 hours)

LI811 Community Needs Analysis (3 hours)

LI825 Multicultural Resources and Services in Libraries (3 hours)

LI833 Resources and Services for Diverse Populations (3 hours)

LI859 Project Management in Information Organizations (3 hours)

LI863 Current Issues in Management of Information Organizations 1-3 hours

LI868 Advocacy and Information Organizations (3 hours)

LI870 Practicum 1-3 hours

LI893 Seminar in Administrative Theory (3 hours)

Total Hours for the Leadership and Administration Certificate: 18 hours

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

Required Courses (6 hours)

LI805 Management and Information Organizations (3 hours)

LI850 Leadership and Information Organizations (3 hours)

Select twelve hours of Credit from any of the following courses (12 hours)

LI811 Community Needs Analysis (3 hours)

LI825 Multicultural Resources and Services in Libraries (3 hours)

LI833 Resources and Services for Diverse Populations (3 hours)

LI859 Project Management in Information Organizations (3 hours)

LI863 Current Issues in Management of Information Organizations 1-3 hours

LI868 Advocacy and Information Organizations (3 hours)

LI870 Practicum 1-3 hours

LI893 Seminar in Administrative Theory (3 hours)

Total Hours for Leadership and Administration in Information Organizations Certificate: 18 hours

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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.