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College of Arts and Sciences
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Boston, MA 02115
Dual Degree M.A.-History and M.S.-Library and Information Science
The Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) and the History department offer a dual degree program in History and Archives Management leading to both a Master of Science (M.S.) in Library and Information Science and a Master of Arts (M.A.) in History. The program prepares students for the increasing number of archival positions that require bothtechnical training and historical knowledge. By focusing on the needs of the rapidly developing Archives profession, the program trains students to work with archival and manuscript material in a variety of settings by combining course curriculum, theoretical background, and hands-on experience.
The Dual Degree program in History and Archives Management consists of a total of 57 credit hours. Students take 12 credit hours of required library and information science courses, 12 credits hours of required core archives courses, and eight additional credit hours in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. In the History department, students complete eight credit hours of required courses and 16 credit hours of History electives at the 400 level or above. Only one application is necessary to be admitted to both programs. Please be aware that the Master of Arts in History is offered only in conjunction with this dual degree program.
# of Credits Required: 57
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 985.00
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999