Post-Master’s Digital Libraries Specialist Program Overview Drexel's Post-Master's Specialist Program in Digital Libraries prepares professionals to work with digital library systems, digital resources, collections, and services in a variety of settings, including academic, public, and special libraries. Courses focus on designing digital library interfaces, organizing and accessing digital collections, and using appropriate and cutting-edge technologies. Applicants must have a master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program and have completed all prerequisites for individual courses within their area of specialization. Program FeaturesCourses are taught by faculty from the College’s MSLIS program, ranked #10 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and fully accredited by the American Library Association (ALA)A flexible, completely online program that fits easily into your busy work and personal schedule A highly interactive e-learning method allows extensive interaction with faculty and other classmatesStudents who complete the program will receive a credential entitled Digital Libraries SpecialistState restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum Required Courses INFO 552Introduction to Web Design for Information Organizations3.0INFO 653Digital Libraries3.0INFO 657Digital Library Technologies3.0Select two courses from the following:6.0INFO 605Introduction to Database Management INFO 608Human-Computer Interaction INFO 622Content Representation INFO 624Information Retrieval Systems INFO 658Information Architecture INFO 662Metadata and Resource Description INFO 740Digital Reference Services INFO 756Digital Preservation Total Credits15.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria An ALA-accredited master’s degree Prerequisites may be required for individual courses and fulfillment will be evaluated on a case by case basisRequired DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended Essay/Statement of Purpose In approximately 500 words, describe what professional goals you hope to achieve, how an advanced degree facilitates that success and anything else you want the Admissions Review Board to know about you. ResumeAdditional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2016-2017 is $1192 per credit. This rate applies only to new online students. Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify. This program is not eligible for Financial Aid. Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations. Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings. When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2015 September 21, 2015 December 5, 2015 December 7, 2015 December 12, 2015 Winter 2016 January 4, 2016 March 14, 2016 March 15, 2016 March 19, 2016 Spring 2016 March 28, 2016 June 6, 2016 June 7, 2016 June 10, 2016 Summer 2016 June 20, 2016 August 29, 2016 August 30, 2016 September 3, 2016 Apply today for the Post-Master's Digital Libraries Studies Specialist Program Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.