Curriculum

Planned curriculum for the PSM in Digital Curation

The MPS in Digital Curation requires a total of 31 credit hours of coursework, including:

  • An intensive internship where students can apply their knowledge to practice
  • Intensive digital curation coursework
  • Business and professional skills training

Required School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Courses  (19 credits)

  • Understanding Information Technology for Managing Digital Collections (1.5)
  • Introduction to Metadata Architectures and Applications (1.5)
  • Introduction to Digital Curation (3)
  • Advanced Digital Curation (3)
  • Internship (4)
  • Webinar/MOOC/Seminar Series (1.5)
  • Audit and Certification of Trustworthy Digital Repositories (1.5)
  • Information Assurance (Privacy, Legal, and Security) (3)

SILS Electives (Students select 4.5 credits)

  • Introduction to Electronic Records Management (1.5)
  • Introduction to Text Mining (1.5)
  • Introduction to Big Data and NoSQL (1.5)
  • Introduction to Information Analytics (1.5)

Business Fundamentals and Professional Skills Courses (7.5 credits)

  • GRAD710: Professional Communication: Writing (1.5)
  • GRAD711: Professional Communication: Presenting (1.5)
  • GRAD712: Leadership in the Workplace (Synchronous) (1)
  • GRAD713: Applied Project Management (1.5)
  • GRAD714: Introduction to Financial Accounting (1.5)
  • GRAD715: Building Your Leadership Practice (.5)