Archival Certificate Program

CNSA Archival Certificate

Members who want to develop the knowledge and skills required to work in archives or manage a small archives can complete the CNSA’s Archival Certificate Program.

To earn the certificate, participants are required to complete all six Core Curriculum courses:

1. Introduction to Archives

2. Introduction to Preservation for Archives

3. Acquisition, Appraisal, and Accessioning

4. Arrangement and Description

5. Introduction to the Rules for Archival Description (RAD)

6. Access, Reference, and Outreach

Prior to each course, participants will receive a pre-course reading, and at the conclusion of each course, participants will be asked to complete an assignment. After completing all six Core Courses and passing all six assignments, participants will receive the CNSA’s Archival Certificate.