The RIM certification is a newly developed, fully online, graduate program. It is designed to provide an immersive experience for students who seek a career as a Records and Information Management Officer, Information Governance Officer, Digital Assets Manager, Enterprise Content Manager, or equivalence, in various industries, such as government and municipal, healthcare, legal, financial services, insurance services, oil and gas, education, telecommunication, and so forth.
Applicants must meet the admission requirements for the RIM. Dual enrollment is possible. Current LSU SLIS students can earn this certificate while pursuing their MLIS, but they must apply separately.
This certificate is appropriate for individuals who wish to pusure careers as records and information management officers in environments such as government, municila, healthcare, legal, oil and gas, financial, and insurance agencies.
Students complete three core courses in records management, principles of information governance, and a directed independent study. Students are also required to choose two electives.
Three Required Courses:
Two Electives (from the following):
In addition, students must complete two electives from the list below:
All these course are offered online, and students do not need to be present on campus in order to complete them.
Students who wish to obtain the graduate certificate in Records & Information Management must meet the same admission requirements as students in the Master's of Library & Information Science program. Students should apply through the LSU Graduate School.
The ARMA International Educational Foundation (AIEF) offers scholarships and tuition
For more information about the programs and requirements, please see www.armaedfoundation.org or
Dr. Tao Jin