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.

An iSchool CAS lets you:

  • 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.

You’ll find exceptional quality, convenience and value because our programs are:

  • Cutting-edge and up-to-the minute, based on original iSchool research
  • Taught by the same professors who guide our master’s and doctoral students
  • Completed in 15 credits (some programs require 12, 18 or 21 credits)
  • Available online as distance-format courses (in most cases)
  • Recognized with the iSchool’s top-ranked information-field reputation (No. 1 in information systems by U.S. News and World Report )
  • Fully Syracuse University-issued and accredited
  • Transferrable into master’s programs if you decide to continue your studies.

Questions about the CAS programs? Email iGrad@syr.edu.

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