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.
Requirements for Certification Only—School Library Media
Corequisites: ITED 7204 or an approved P-12 literature course and SPEC 3000/7000 or GaPSC approved course for the Exceptional Child
A transcript evaluation is required to determine a program of study for non-degree/certification only applicants.
|Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology Integration
|Instructional Technology Core
|Digital Literacy and Citizenship
|Instructional Design and Technology Integration
|Creation and Management of Digital Learning Environments
|Courses in Area of Specialization
|Information Resources and Services
|Collection Development and Maintenance
|Administering School Media Centers
|Literature for the P-12 School Librarian
|Internship in School Media Centers
27 semester hours are contingent on results of transcript evaluation