Directory of Archival Education

About the SAA Directory of Archival Education:

The SAA Directory of Archival Education was created to assist prospective students in making informed decisions about their graduate archival education. Education providers are invited to describe their programs and indicate how their courses correlate with SAA’s Guidelines for a Graduate Program in Archival Studies (GPAS).

SAA’s goal is to make the Directory the single most comprehensive compilation of archival education providers. To that end, we invite you to contact us with the names of institutions that provide archival education but do not currently appear in the Directory. Contact the SAA Education Department at or 866-722-7858 (toll free).

Archival education providers may choose to appear in the Directory via a premium listing (which includes such specific information as degrees offered, philosophy, facilities, faculty, practicums/internships/assistantships, research opportunities, course formats, and how courses correlate with GPAS) or a basic listing (which includes the program’s name, contact, degrees offered, course format, and URL). Education providers pay a fee for a premium listing; basic listings are free. They create their own listings and may update them as needed.

For more information about listing your education program, please contact the SAA Education Department at

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The Society of American Archivists does not accredit archival education and training programs, institutes, or courses.  Inclusion in the Directory of Archival Education does not imply endorsement or approval by SAA.

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