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After finishing undergraduate or graduate programs, a student with an interest in research or teaching may wish to consider a PhD program. Such programs typically require a dissertation or thesis to qualify for graduation and usually take at least three years to complete.

What is a PhD in Archival Science? A PhD in Archival Science is a program within the field of library, archival, and information studies concerned with records of the human experience. Students typically learn about cultural materials’ creation and use, the preservation and management of digital records, and how digital information systems interact. Courses may include topics such as information resources management, advanced research methods, and topics in electronic records management.

Graduates with a PhD in Archival Science develop a number of transferable skills, including the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Strong research and writing skills can be useful in many positions in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors.

The costs associated with completing a PhD depend on a variety of factors, including program format, length of study, and the specific institution. Those considering a PhD may find it useful to research the cost of programs prior to applying.

A PhD in Archival Science prepares graduates for careers in a variety of fields. In addition to higher education teaching positions, graduates may also be well suited to a career as an archivist or records manager in the public, private, or nonprofit sector, or as a librarian. Additionally, graduates may be able to obtain employment in positions like museum curator or project manager that utilize skills learned during study.

PhD programs are available in a variety of formats around the world. Many programs offer part-time enrollment and online courses to support students who need more flexible options. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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International University For Graduate Studies - IUGS

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Library and Information Science is available to librarians who are ABD or have two masters' degrees, one that is ALA accredited Librar ... [+]

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Library and Information Science is available to librarians who are ABD or have two masters' degrees, one that is ALA accredited Library Science and one in another discipline, or the equivalent coursework. The Ph.D. in Library and Information Science is designed to fill a professional need by librarians and focused on the mission of International University for Graduate Studies (IUGS). The length of time to complete the Ph.D. degree varies. To be sure, most candidates can complete their doctoral requirements in six (6) to eighteen (18) months. Of course, this depends on their level of enthusiasm, practical experience, the frequency in connecting with the mentor, and personal commitment to life-long endeavors.... [-]

Dominica Portsmouth
September 2019
Part-time
Campus
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

The Ph.D. in computing and information sciences is a research degree designed to produce independent scholars, cutting-edge researchers, and well-prepared educators. ... [+]

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A research degree designed to produce independent scholars, cutting-edge researchers, and well-prepared educators, you'll benefit from world-class faculty, diverse academic offerings, and modern facilities as you identify and research challenges within and beyond computing.

The Ph.D. in computing and information sciences is a research degree designed to produce independent scholars, cutting-edge researchers, and well-prepared educators. You will conduct both foundational and applied research to address diverse and important challenges within and beyond computing, and benefit from world-class faculty, diverse academic offerings, and modern facilities. Our graduates are poised to excel in both computing and interdisciplinary environments in academia, government, and industry.... [-]

USA Rochester
August 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus