Library & Information Science

Advanced Certificate

University at Buffalo

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Earn your advanced-certificate degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

This program is for those who have completed the MS in Information and Library Science degree and want to upgrade their competencies or wish to change career directions. A program of study can be tailored to your individual needs and career goals with the help of a faculty advisor.

Examples of possible options:

  • specialization in information technology
  • specialization in advanced management
  • public librarian completing requirements for certification as a school library media specialist
  • school media specialist retraining as a special librarian
  • generalist approach-update knowledge and competencies in more than one specific area
What's an advanced certificate?
Advanced, or graduate, certificates are designed to provide focused study to support a particular career interest. They vary in number of credits and typically require students to have a bachelor’s degree.

How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records

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