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The fully online Master of Archives and Records Administration (MARA) degree program prepares you for leadership positions in information governance and corporate archives. 42 units are needed to complete this degree.
With the convenient and fully online MARA program, you can live anywhere while you earn your graduate degree. The master's program is delivered exclusively online via interactive online learning technology. The multimedia format enlivens the learning experience while introducing you to the same types of tools you will use in your professional career.
The MARA curriculum is designed to provide you with a sound background in the theory and practice of archives and records and information management and focuses on preparing you to be a future information governance leader to solve increasingly complex management challenges.
Digital Content Management
As a MARA student, you will learn to build and execute plans for preserving, managing, and providing access to growing amounts and expanding varieties of digital content - from audio and video to social media and email, to proprietary information.
The MARA program's dual focus on records management and archival coursework helps you expand your future career options.
Imagine an exciting career with a Master of Archives and Records Administration degree, you'll be prepared to work in a variety of settings, including government agencies; law firms; film and media organizations; educational institutions; and pharmaceutical, financial, and insurance companies. Your career path will expand as you learn to solve increasingly complex management challenges.
"The accessibility of online courses is good for working professionals. The small class sizes and repeat instructors really help to build relationships and receive personal attention."MARA Graduate
Visit the iSchool's Community Profiles page to hear success stories from MARA graduates and other students who have graduated from programs at SJSU’s iSchool.
Apply To The Program
Learn more about how to apply below.
- Admission Requirements
For a full list of admission requirements and for information on applying as an international student visit the MARA Admissions Requirement page.
- How to Apply
Please visit the Application Procedures section on the MARA How to Apply page.
- Application Deadlines
Application deadline for students:
- Application Deadline: December 1, 2023*
- Document Deadline: December 20, 2023*
For a list of Advising FAQs please visit the MARA Advising page.
The fully online Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) prepares you for professional careers in the information profession. Graduating students rank the MLIS program's flexibility and online learning environment as its top two strengths. 43 units to complete this degree.
The Master of Science in Informatics is a convenient and flexible, 100% online degree program enabling you to get formally trained in a growing field and prepare for exciting career opportunities. 30 units to complete this degree in approximately 18 to 24 months.
Contact InformationDr. Darra Hofman
MARA Program Coordinator