The Inter-Professional Informationist Certificate

Please visit the program page to learn about curriculum, faculty, careers, and more! 

Application Process

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Must hold a master’s degree
  • Must currently work in a library or related information setting
  • Preferably health science or medical information service experience 
  • May substitute health science/medical library experience with an advanced degree in biomedical sciences or medicine

The application has now closed. For more information about the IPI program, please contact the admission office at 617-521-2868 or slisadm@simmons.edu.

Admission requirements

  • Application form
  • Statement of Purpose (750-1000 words)
    • Please describe your current role and how the IPI program would be beneficial to your professional development. 
  • Official Master's transcript 
  • Resume or CV
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation 
    • 1 Recommender must be your library supervisor or other professional supervisor stating their support and permitting some form of time release as needed

Important Dates (for applicants)

  • Application Deadline (extended): November 8, 2019
  • Admission Decision Sent: November 30, 2019