Degree Program Overview

The Youth Services Libraries certificate is designed for those interested in developing and/or honing skills with working effectively with children, tweens, and teens. Three courses comprise this certificate program:

  • Literature for Children offers information about books and literature for children ages 2 through 10. An examination of child development along with an in-depth study of the various genres, forms, and formats of children’s literature are included in this course.
  • Literature for Tween and Teens picks up where Literature for Children ends with information about books and literature for children ages 10 through 18. Tween and teen development and an in-depth study of the various genres, forms, and formats of tween and young adult literature are included in this course.
  • Programming for Children, Tweens, and Teens offers information about a variety of programs including booktalking, storytelling, displays, and author visits.

Traditional face-to-face courses are offered as Saturday workshops during the Fall semester.

Note:  This program is not accepting applicants at this time.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Certificate Summary
Catalog Entry Graduate Certificate
Length 9 Credit Hours
Enrollment Not Accepting Applicants
Costs Rates Per Semester
Admission Requirements Application Materials

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