Boston University – Booth 427

April 20th, 2017 by National Genealogical Society Blog Editor

Enhance Your Genealogical Expertise with World-Renowned Boston University

As genealogical research increases in popularity, so does the need for valid, thoughtful, and informed research. With Boston University’s Programs in Genealogical Research online, students learn best research practices in an intimate and supportive environment from our esteemed faculty, which includes members of the American Society of Genealogists.

Certificate Program in Genealogical Research – In this program developed for experienced researchers, you will learn how to hone your genealogical skillset for personal growth or career advancement and critically evaluate the results of your research, increasing your accuracy and efficacy. This 15-week, online program consists of five modules that elevate your research to professional standards:

· Foundations of Genealogical Research
· Problem-Solving Techniques and Technology
· Evidence Evaluation and Documentation
· Forensic Genealogical Research
· The Professional Genealogy

Genealogical Essentials Course – For serious beginners and genealogy enthusiasts, this 4-week, online program provides a solid foundation in the Genealogical Proof Standard and gives you a rounded, thorough, and hands-on introduction to the tools and techniques you’ll need to advance in your research. In this course, you will learn to:

· Define specific genealogical concepts and terms
· Effectively search and locate public records
· Optimize your online search techniques

The enrollment deadline for Summer 2017 is April 30. Classes begin May 9, 2017. NEHGS, NGS, and APG members receive a 10% discount.

Learn more about our programs and enroll here.