SAIT

Library Information Technology

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Program Information

School:SAIT
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Library Assistant/Technician
Description:Information resourcing is a high-tech adventure and a sought after skill. Various industries need employees with people skills to organize, access and manage the expanding volume of information in today's world. Library Information Technology students gain proficiency in every area of library operations, from database searching, library network technology, cataloguing and classification to public relations, web design and records management. The two-year Library Information Technology diploma is offered at SAIT as a daytime diploma program. Students can also begin this diploma by completing Continuing Education courses.

Graduates may find employment as a library technician/assistant, information specialist, research assistant/analyst, and records management technician. This program also prepares graduates for numerous career opportunities in public and school libraries, as well as specialty libraries in areas of petroleum, law, medicine, geology, social services, government, or in related organizations such as records information centres, library wholesalers, software companies and bookstores.
URL:Library Information Technology at SAIT
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,932

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Science  or  Grade12 Social Science  or  Grade12 Law 

Applicants require an Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent with at least 60% in the following courses or their equivalents: English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2 or equivalents, AND, Two of the following Grade 12 subjects: Math, Science, Social Science, Accounting, Law or a second language. LIBR-200 (Introduction to Libraries) may be substituted for one of the two Grade 12 subjects. This course is available through distance education. All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 05, 2018