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Information and Records Management

Open for Fall 2022

Open for Spring 2022

Open for Winter 2022

Length: Up to 5 years Credential: Certificate Delivery: Part Time Classroom or Online

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Overview

Managing records and information is a pivotal piece in running any organization efficiently and with topics ranging from the fundamentals to advanced topics in strategic management

This program will enable you to learn the current industry standards and the best practices of information and records management from industry professionals.

These courses are intended for industry professionals upgrading their skills or for individuals looking to change or enhance their careers. 

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Career opportunities

Graduates can pursue job opportunities as a(n): 

  • records management team leader 
  • document management specialist 
  • document control specialist 

Related careers include: 

  • archivist 
  • library technician 

Tuition and fees per credit*

1.5 credit course: $321.51
3.0 credit course: $643.02

*Tuition, fees, books and supply costs are subject to change

Requirements

You will be offered admission to this program through direct entry if you meet the admission requirements and space is available. 

When can you apply?

Applications are accepted until the program start date but are subject to change.

  • Applications for winter 2022 open March 31, 2021.
  • Applications for spring 2022 open June 14, 2022.
  • Applications for fall 2022 open on Oct. 6, 2021.
Classes begin Year start date
Winter 2022 Jan. 20, 2022
Spring 2022 May 9, 2022
Fall 2022 Sept. 6, 2022

Admission Requirements

Admission and Selection 

Applications are accepted until the program start date but are subject to change.

  • Winter 2022 start: applications open March 31, 2021.
  • Spring 2022 start: applications open June 14, 2021.
  • Fall 2022 start: applications are open on Oct. 6, 2021.

Admission Requirements

At least 60% in each of the following courses or their equivalents:

  • English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2
  • Two of the following Grade 12 subjects: Math (Pure Math 30, Applied Math 30, Math 30-1, Math 30-2 or Math 30-3), Science, Social Science, Accounting, Law or a second language.
  • MGMT 244 (Fundamentals of Information and Records Management) may be substituted for one of the Grade 12 subjects. 
  • All applicants, including students educated in Canada, must demonstrate  English Language Proficiency prior to admission.

SAIT accepts  high school course equivalents for admission. If you don't meet the requirements, consider  Academic Upgrading.

Direct entry: four-step process

Step 1: Read the program overview information to see the qualities needed for student success.

Step 2: Ensure that you meet all of the admission requirements listed above.

Step 3: Apply to Information and Records Management Certificate (part-time).

Step 4: Find out how to monitor your application status after you apply.

Communication during selection

Email is the primary source of communication during the selection process. Ensure your personal email account is managed appropriately to receive our emails, files and communications. 

Courses

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Program Outline

You will have five (5) years to complete this certificate. 

Looking for course descriptions and requisites? Visit the course catalogue

COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDITS
COMM-256 Professional Communication & Presentation Skills 3.0
MGMT-213 Tools and Techniques 3.0
MGMT-215 Advanced Information and Records Management  3.0
MGMT-244 Fundamentals of Information and Records Management 3.0
MGMT-282 Strategic Records and Information Management  3.0
MMGT-201 Enterprise Content Management  3.0
MMGT-225 Management of Vital Records 3.0
MMGT-228 Managing Records Classification & Vocabulary Design  3.0
MMGT-284 Business Imaging Technology  3.0
MMGT-350 Information Management Administration 3.0
Total 30.0

Progression

Students must attain a PGPA and/or a CGPA of 2.0 or better in each semester and pass the necessary prerequisite courses to progress through the program. To qualify for graduation, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete course requirements within the prescribed timelines.

Transfer options

Once completed, this SAIT credential may be eligible for transfer credit at another post-secondary institution - explore your  transfer options to advance your education with another credential.

Costs

Tuition and fees per credit*

The following costs are based on a single 1.5 or 3.0 credit course. Additional fees including health and dental are assessed based on the course delivery and the number of courses taken at a time. 

2021/22 Domestic cost per course

Course Credits Course cost
1.5 $321.51
3.0 $643.02

SAIT Fees

The following fees are based on a two-semester full course load structure. Fees for part-time programs will be assessed based on the number of courses taken within a semester.

Campus athletic and recreation Fee: $183.20
Universal transit pass (UPass): N/A
Student support fee: $150
Student technology fee: $150

SAIT Students' Association (SAITSA) fee: $287.77

Books and supplies*

  • Books and supplies are approximately $1,000 - $1,500 per full-time year.
  • For an estimate of the costs associated with purchasing a device that meets the hardware and software requirements, see our computers and laptops page.

Find out about tuition and financial aid.

* Tuition, fees, books and supply costs are subject to change

Next steps for incoming students

Have you been accepted to this program? Here's what you'll need for your first day of classes.

Fall 2021

Orientation

Your program orientation date will be announced shortly.

Visit our orientation page.

How to register for classes

You'll follow an open registration process to enrol in your classes. Learn how to register on our registration and schedules page.

Computers and laptops

This is a bring your own device program with a  standard hardware and software requirement. See the specific requirements on our  computers and laptops page

Preparation courses

To support your success, SAIT offers some short courses before classes start, including ETHI 110: SAIT Ethical Practices. 

Required textbooks

Find your booklist on the SAIT Bookstore's website. The booklist will be available closer to the program start date.

Contact 

Phone:  403.284.8897
ict.mediastudents@sait.ca

Academic Chair

Sandra Lee, Academic Chair
sandra.lee@sait.ca

Next steps for all students

Here's what else you'll need to do to get ready!

Next steps for accepted students

Important dates and deadlines

Find important dates applicable to all students, including your transcript and tuition payment deadlines on our Important Dates page.

Important Dates

Student Guidelines

Review the student guidelines to learn about the School of Information and Communications Technologies' expectations before you start your studies. 

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Have questions about this program?

Contact us at

School of Information and Communications Technologies
403.284.8543
ict.info@sait.ca

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