Graduate Certificate in Library and Information Management

The online Graduate Certificate in Library and Information Management (GCRT-LIM) is uniquely designed for those who already hold a master’s degree from an American Library Association accredited program and who are looking for advanced leadership and management skills needed to thrive in senior-level roles.

As the only library and information science program in the nation offered through a top-ranked business school, the post-master’s GCRT-LIM online program can provide you with considerable advantages.

It enables students who already have a master’s in library and information science to advance their career into high-level leadership with expert knowledge and confidence.

USC’s Graduate Certificate’s business-focus curriculum utilizes the information learned in an MLIS degree as a foundation to thoroughly explore advanced theories in business, management and leadership specialized to the library and information management field.

This program is a collaboration between the distinguished USC Marshall School of Business and the USC Libraries.

Career Outcomes

USC alumni have continued on to fill the following positions across academic institutions, corporations, public libraries and a wide array of information centers.

  • Library Director
  • Library Dean/Associate Dean
  • Marketing and Outreach Manager
  • Head of Learning Resources Center
  • Head of Information and Research Services
  • Library Digital Infrastructure and Technology Coordinator
  • Head of Archives
  • Head of Special Collections
  • Information Management Officer
  • Digital Asset Manager

Earn your Graduate Certificate in Library and Information Management online. Request information today.