Degree Program Overview

The online School Librarian Certification program is designed for students who have previously obtained a master's degree and are seeking to become a librarian at the secondary school level.

This program will introduce students to library collection development that supports the curriculum as well as reading for pleasure, comprehensive review of children's and young adult literature, how to manage a school library, information and digital literacies, digital tools that school librarians use, reference and services, and cataloging, classification, and subject analysis techniques.

Certification as a School Librarian requires a valid K-12 teaching certificate and two years of classroom teaching experience.

Students who do not hold a master's degree should seek the certification in combination with the Master of Library Science.

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 24 Credit Hours
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer
Costs Rates Per Semester
Admission Requirements Application Materials

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