Learn more from the
Information Leadership and Management Graduate Certificate web site.
The FSU School of Information Studies Certificate in Leadership and Management prepares librarians to be leaders and managers by enhancing their understanding of the unique challenges libraries face now and in the future. This certificate program offers training in leadership, management, policy, strategy development, decision-making, customer service, team building, negotiating, and budget and finance.
Accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the American Library Association
Courses generally have a synchronous online class meeting time scheduled one night on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday from either 6pm to 8pm ET or 8pm to 10pm ET. Attendance in weekly synchronous class meetings is required and students can participate from anywhere they have a reliable internet connection with a headset/microphone connection. For more information about online education with the School of Information, please visit the School's website.
These courses may not be offered every semester.
Applicants must have earned a Bachelor degree prior to admission.
Students must submit the online FSU SLIS Supplemental Application to the School of Library and Information Studies; submit a copy of your current resume; and request official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions be sent directly to the School of Library & Information Studies.
Students must earn a B or higher in each of the four courses taken for credit.
The cost of this program is equal to tuition and fees for the Academic Year 2016-17 as stated on the Student Business Services website, plus a per credit hour distance learning fee (fees vary by course). Special market rates may be available. Contact the department for more specific fee information relative to student status and location.