The Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in Archives and Records Administration is designed to help working professionals to update their knowledge in core areas of their responsibilities or to develop another specialty in a library-information area. It will enable students to either alter the direction of a career path or to enrich, update, and strengthen their skills and their knowledge of their field. A Master of Library and Information Science degree or a master’s degree in a closely related field such as computer science, educational technology, or history with a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average is required for admission.
The CAS candidate will complete 15 credits of course work, planned in conjunction with his or her advisor, and approved by the Dean of the School of Information Studies as an individually designed program suited for the needs and professional objectives of the student. A minimum of 12 credits must be taken in the School of Information Studies. Up to 3 credits may be taken in another school or department of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Students may obtain up to three credits in independent study which is included as a part of the total approved program.