Master of Archival Studies
Clayton State University

Program Details

The online Master of Archival Studies degree program from Clayton State University will prepare you to be a successful digital archivist who is committed to curating comprehensive, trustworthy collections of records that merit long-term preservation. The curriculum is founded on the guidelines for archival education published by the Society of American Archivists and the Academy of Certified Archivists, and emphasizes:

  • The principles of archival science and how archives are distinguished from libraries, museums, and other information professions
  • Records and recordkeeping systems and how they are changing in a digital environment
  • Knowledge and skills basic to all archival funcitons, including appraisal and selection, arrangement and description, reference and access, preservation and protection, outreach, and management of archival programs
  • Legal and ethical obligations
  • Technical skills necessary to work with digital materials

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Clayton State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)