Library and Information Science - Archives Management and History, M.A. | Simmons University | Boston, United States
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Library and Information Science - Archives Management and History

24 months
Duration
1345 USD/credit 38332 USD/year
1345 USD/credit 38332 USD/year
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About

Our Library and Information Science - Archives Management and History dual degree program at Simmons University combines a firm foundation in library and information science with an understanding of U.S. history and politics.

Overview

Do you love history? Preserve it for future generations

Our Library and Information Science - Archives Management and History program at Simmons University helps students pursuing archival positions gain the knowledge they need more efficiently through a dual-degree program in history and archives management. You'll master skills in library and information science, archives management, historical methods and research and history.

Students do internships at Boston institutions such as the Massachusetts State Archives, the Massachusetts Historical Society, the John F. Kennedy Library, the U.S.S. Constitution Museum and Harvard University. You'll also complete a thesis project based on original research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reference/Information Services
  • Information Organization
  • Technology for Information Professionals
  • Establishing Archives and Manuscript Programs
  • Appraisal of Archives and Manuscripts
  • Archives, History and Collective Memory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International applicants to the master's degree program are requested to apply for the term commencing in September only

Credits

57 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application or paper application form
  • Current résumé
  • Statement of purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation, at least one from an academic source
  • Interview
  • An analytical writing sample (preferably a research paper written for a college course)
  • Official college transcripts from every college or university attended. Must include degree conferral.
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores, if English is not the first language.
  • Non-refundable application fee of $35 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1345 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    38332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1345 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Financing

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Funding

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