Certificate of Advanced Study

A Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) at the Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool) is a great way to add specialized skills and augment your education at the graduate level. You’ll enjoy engaging, meaningful studies with convenience and flexibility—without the large time and financial commitment of a full-fledged master’s program.

Consider an iSchool CAS if you want to:

  • Study the latest in information field trends.
  • Learn about emerging technologies.
  • Boost your workplace edge.
  • Freshen your resume.
  • Keep current with changes in your profession.

A CAS from the iSchool offers:

  • Convenience
    • Most courses are available online as distance-format courses.
    • The CAS can be completed in 12 to 21 credits, depending on the program.
  • Quality
    • Course content is cutting-edge and up-to-the minute, based on original iSchool research.
    • Courses are taught by the same professors who guide our master’s and doctoral students.
    • The iSchool is ranked No. 1 in information systems for Library and Information Schools by U.S. News and World Report 
  • Value
    • Courses are transferrable into master’s programs if you decide to continue your studies.
    • The CAS is fully accredited.

E-mail iGrad@syr.edu for more information