Advanced Certificate in Strategic Management of Digital Assets & Services

Advanced Certificate

All courses are delivered conveniently online, allowing students to continue working while earning their certificate



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Fees are effective Fall 2023. Fees are subject to review & change.

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Additional Info

For more information about the program, please visit:

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The Advanced Certificate in Strategic Management of Digital Assets and Services program provides a high level of customization to fit your interests, changing job responsibilities, and career objectives. Quickly gain the practical skills needed to integrate and manage digital and physical assets and services. Three pathways are offered, each with master’s level courses focusing on a specialization in the information profession. Advanced Certificate program students select three courses (nine units) from one of the three pathways.

This program is exclusively online, enabling information professionals to continue working and immediately apply their newly acquired skills and knowledge on the job.

Advanced Certificate Pathways

  1. Digital Asset Management
    Courses focus on digital content management, digital curation tools and services, and new digital media characteristics.
  2. Information Governance, Assurance and Security
    This pathway concentrates on the governance of digital information and data in organizational and networked contexts.
  3. Data Analytics and Data Driven Decision Making
    Students learn how to harness big data, visualize information, and use social media for competitive and company research.

Your Career Opportunities

Individuals with an Advanced Certificate in Strategic Management of Digital Assets and Services will be well-prepared to take on the challenges of the Digital Age, developing strategic digitization plans, utilizing the latest technology tools and resources for managing digital content, and delivering the best user experience. Whether the content is born digital or newly digitized, libraries and other information centers need professionals who are skilled in managing digital assets and services.

Applying to the Program

Applications are accepted twice a year for admission in the fall or spring semester.

Please visit School of Information admissions for application instructions and current application deadlines. The program is open to anyone with a bachelor’s or an advanced degree.

For more information about the Advanced Certificate program, please contact: Linda Main, PhD at

For you to participate and receive credit from online classes at San Jose State University, your state of residence must have a reciprocity agreement in place with CSU. This agreement provides online students with consumer protection. For a complete list of participating states and details on the regulation, please visit