Program Introduction

Established in 2010, the Certificate Program can be incorporated into an MA in Liberal Arts Studies or used in conjunction with another Masters degree. The program admits 15-20 students each year.

Degrees Offered

  • Other

Program Strengths

  • Archival Practices
  • Historic Preservation
  • Local/Community History
  • Material Culture
  • Museum Studies
  • Oral History

Credit Hour Requirements

15 for certificate; 36 for the MALS

How Many Students are Admitted Annually


Deadline To Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis

Internship Requirements

Each Advanced Certificate student completes a 3 credit internship. The internships vary based on student interest and location.

Places Where Students Have Interned During the Past 3 Years

• Center for Folklife
• History and Cultural Programs at the Crandall Library
• Black Syracuse Project
• Adirondack Research Center
• Westchester County Archives
• Screen Actors Guild
• Central New York’s Living History Center

Job Placement Assistance

Resume building workshops; alumni community network; job postings.

Employers Who Have Hired Graduates from this Program within the Past Five Years

• Screen Actors Guild
• Adirondack Research Room
• SUNY Empire State