The online programs in School Library Media are designed for the preparation of School Library Media Specialists. The programs are delivered online by experienced online instructors. There are no more than three on-campus meetings throughout the entire program for Masters and Add-On Certification. The Add-On and Initial Certification programs are available for students who have already obtained a Master's degree from an accredited institution. The Ed.S. program is 100% online. Graduates of these programs are nationally board certified, state and national award winners, and 21st century leaders in the field of school library media. The planned curriculum includes real world experiences that prepare graduates to serve as flexible, responsible decision makers in a variety of roles. The programs reflect the latest research in the field, effective practices in the profession, successful leadership models, and appropriate uses of a spectrum of technologies for School Library Media Specialists.

Summary of What We Offer

  • Experienced online instructors
  • Graduates well prepared and successful on GACE testing
  • Course content delivered through vast array of technologies
  • Virtual hands-on, practical experiences
  • Faculty with past experience in field and national board certification
  • Graduates include state and national award winners

Program Specific Admittance Guidelines

  • Students must hold at least a bachelors degree from a regionally accredited institution to be admitted into this program
  • GPA of 2.7 or higher in most recent degree
  • Passing score on the GACE Program Admission Assessment, or one of the following exemption options:
    • Teacher certification
    • Passing score on the GACE Program Admission Assessment
    • ACT score of 43 or higher (English/Math)
    • SAT score of 1000 (Verbal/Math)
    • GRE score of 297 (Verbal/Quantitative) (1030 if prior to 8/1/2011)