Learn how age-old inquiries into culture, meaning, and value meet emerging technologies and cutting-edge skills.

Student work

The Advanced Certificate in Digital Humanities (DH) teaches students how to apply emerging technologies to traditional areas of humanistic inquiry. The program emphasizes the special role of information professionals in supporting digital humanities research, teaching, and professional activities, especially within academic libraries and cultural heritage institutions.

By the end of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Understand and describe current topics in digital humanities, including theory, methods, and applications, and develop critical perspectives on them;

  2. Develop relevant skills in digital content, research, technology, and user experience; and

  3. Be prepared to apply these skills appropriately in academic and cultural heritage contexts.

What will you do? Recent job titles obtained by MSLIS graduates with the certificate include:
  • Digital Scholarship Librarian
  • Instructional Technologist
  • Reference & Instruction Librarian
  • Open Educational Resources, Adjunct Instructor

In addition, several graduates are pursuing doctoral degrees.

Where will you go? A selection of institutions and organizations where these graduates work or study:
Brown University New York Institute of Technology
Columbia University Libraries SUNY New Paltz
Fordham University University of Cincinnati Libraries
Manhattan College  University of Pittsburgh
New York City College of Technology  

See Digital Humanities, Advanced Certificate Curriculum Overview and Academic Requirements

Questions? For admissions inquiries, please contact Graduate Admissions at 718.636.3514 or admissions@pratt.edu. For all other inquiries, contact the School of Information at 212.647.7682 or si@pratt.edu. For more information, you may also request a catalog and sign-up to attend an information session.