The online Master of Library Science degree program is designed to prepare students for rewarding careers as school or public librarians. Graduates may apply for licensure (076 Media Coordinator) from the State of North Carolina as well as Public Librarian Certification from the North Carolina Public Librarian Certification Commission. Courses may include Collection Development and Management, Information Sources and Services, Organization of Information, and Strategic Administration of Library Resources and Services.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Appalachian State University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Admission TestsGRE, MAT
Occupational License, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)
- Additional online coursework is required for those without current licensure.