This program is designed for individuals who have obtained a master’s degree or education specialist degree in another program area and are now interested in becoming eligible for Media Specialist Certification. Initial certification in this area is generally at the master’s level (S-5); there is no certification at the baccalaureate level. Individuals who hold a master’s degree or an education specialist degree who complete all of the requirements for initial Media Specialist certification will be eligible to be certified at the S-5 or S-6 levels.
- Fall Deadline: July 15
- Spring Deadline: November 15
- Summer Deadline: April 15
Go to the Graduate School website and click on Our Programs, then click on Certification in Library Media Program for information on:
- Specific Certification in Library Media Program Admission Requirements
- Certification in Library Media Program Graduation Requirements
To Apply Online, click here.
Requirements for Certification Only—Library Media
Corequisites: P-12 Children’s Literature Course and Special Education Course for the Exceptional Child
A transcript evaluation is required to determine a program of study for non-degree/certification only applicants.
|Instructional Technology Core||9|
|EDUC 5999||Professional Orientation||0|
|ITED 7200||Information Sources and Uses||3|
|ITED 7300||Instructional Technology for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment||3|
|ITED 7400||Digital Learning Environments||3|
|Courses in Area of Specialization||12|
|ITED 7201||Information Resources and Services||3|
|ITED 7202||Bibliographic Organization||3|
|ITED 7203||Administering School Media Centers||3|
|CIED 7060||Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology Integration||3|
|ITED 7299||Internship in School Media Centers||3|
27 semester hours are contingent on results of transcript evaluation
Prior to recommendation for library media certification, the applicant must pass the GACE Content Assessment Test for Media Specialist and complete an approved program for recommendation for certification.