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Records and Information Management

Available at: Online part-time

Overview

All types of businesses and organizations have a need for records and information management. For example, all three levels of government – municipal, provincial and federal – need the services of an information specialist, as do insurance companies, banks, retail organizations, manufacturing companies and law firms. Career opportunities are most prevalent in medium to large companies.

This program is designed to prepare participants to operate a records management program in any organizational setting. With the increasing production of and demand for complex information and the widespread use of automated technologies, businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies are striving to manage their information assets in an effective and efficient way. Records and information management programs contribute to the efficiency of an organization’s operations by providing systematic control of information resources, from creation through use, storage and final disposition.

To successfully complete this program, participants must complete five (5) compulsory courses and one (1) elective.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • For your convenience, some online courses can be started at different times throughout the semester, just choose the course date that fits your schedule.
  • The demand for part-time courses has increased to the point that we recommend you register early to ensure your acceptance into the course.
  • Online courses are easily identified by CS at the beginning of the course code (i.e. CSSE 65 Accounting Basics 1)
  • Textbooks and additional materials may be required for these courses. YOU are responsible for purchasing your textbooks and any additional materials for all courses. Please make a note of your course code (CS##) and see the bottom of this page for book order procedure.

Visit the Online and Continuing Education catalogue for course details and to register.

Highlights

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates from the program may find employment opportunities  in entry-level positions as an Archivist, file and classification clerk, medical records clerk,  microfilm records searcher, records classifier, records clerk, and records management clerk.

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Program Name

Records and Information Management

Program Code

B0746

Credential

Certificate

Start Dates


Program Duration

Part-time

Location (Campus)

Online part-time

Canadian Fees

International Fees

Additional Costs

Scholarships and Bursaries

Program Outline 2017-18

Courses
CSMO 126 Records and Information Management Fundamentals
CSMO 106 Active Records Management
CSMO 107 Document Management Technology
CSMO 112 Archives
CSLO 52 MS-Office 2007 / 2010

Electives (choose 1)
CSSL 50 Research Proposals: Planning & Design
CSMO 10 Research and Reporting

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites

Health Requirements

Articulation & Credit Transfer Opportunities

Formal and informal pathways offer SLC graduates the chance to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world. Those that follow are specific to this program:

    For details on Credit Transfer within Ontario please visit: www.ontransfer.ca

    Testimonials

    I fully recommend St. Lawrence College to future students. For International students it is perfect since you are never going to feel alone. The college has marvelous people that always are going to help you. If English is not your mother tongue, the college provides a writing center that is excellent; if you want to have fun, the international students office always organizes activities in order to promote the friendship and introduce us better to the Canadian culture.

    Angie Mendoza

    Additional Information

    Book order procedure

    Advanced Standing

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