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Library Media Specialist

General

Testing

Program Title

Library Media Specialist

Degree Designation

GC

Award Type

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Program Level

Graduate

Instruction Mode

Online Exclusive - Synchronous

Program Description

The Library Media Specialist Certificate is designed to provide an academic credential for those individuals not seeking a Master's degree but are wanting to become licensed as a library media specialist.

Two licensure options are available: initial and additional. Students may be recommended for licensure to PELSB upon completion of this program and successful passing scores on the MTLE. Additional requirements will apply for initial licensure candidates.

If you do not have a professional teaching license, you must complete a professional education sequence. Students should talk to their adviser.

This program is available online.

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Education and Learning Design

Status

Active

Admission Requirements

What previous degree and/or experience is required prior to admission to this program?

Bachelors Degree

Minimum undergraduate GPA for admission

2.75

Required GPA for graduation

3

Minimum Course Grade Applies To

All courses in this program

Number of credits in program

28-32

Requirements

Program Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Develop an information media program that reflects the vision, mission, and goals of the school.

Outcome

Implement an information media program that is an integral part of the total curriculum.

Outcome

Create information media program policies and procedures consistent with principles of professional practice and appropriate to the mission and goals of the school and district.

Outcome

Initiate a motivating, technology-current and research-based environments that foster the continued professional growth of the learning community.

Outcome

Teach information media with the understanding of pedagogy, students, learning, classroom management, and professional development.

Outcome

Apply research methods and findings in professional practice.

Outcome

Integrate research into teaching and learning in the field.

Outcome

Use various resources available to inform best practice and add to the professional knowledge base.

Degree Maps

Major Code

8447

Program Code

340312022