Nov 27, 2020  
PUBLISHED 2020-2021 Credit Catalog 
PUBLISHED 2020-2021 Credit Catalog

Information and Records Management

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Program Description

Completely revised and updated for 2017/18 with the help of subject matter experts who are currently working in the field, this program will enable you to learn the current industry standards and the best practices of information and records management from industry professionals. Managing records and information is a pivotal piece in running any organization efficiently and with topics ranging from the fundamentals to advanced topics in strategic management of information, SAIT’s Information and Records Management certificate will help you succeed.

These courses are intended for industry professionals upgrading their skills or for individuals looking to change or enhance their careers.

Note: All courses below are offered on an ongoing basis as online distance education courses.

Important Note: Students who wish to receive the certificate must apply for the program officially. You may apply at any time before or during the course of your studies. Students who do not meet the requirements, but would like to take the courses may do so, but no certificate will be granted upon completion. These courses are not recommended for students who do not meet the English Language Proficiency requirements.

Program Overview

Your Career

  • Records Management Team Leader
  • Document Management Specialist Manager
  • Document Control


Students must attain a PGPA and/or a CGPA of 2.0 or better in each semester and pass the necessary prerequisite courses to progress through the program. To qualify for graduation, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete course requirements within the prescribed timelines.

Admission Requirements

At least 60% in each of the following courses or their equivalents:

  • English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2
  • Two of the following Grade 12 subjects: Math (Pure Math 30, Applied Math 30, Math 30-1, Math 30-2 or Math 30-3), Science, Social Science, Accounting, Law or a second language.
  • MGMT 244 (Fundamentals of Information and Records Management) may be substituted for one of the Grade 12 subjects. This course is available through continuing education.
  • All applicants, including students educated in Canada, must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission.

Total Credits 30

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