Graduate Certificate in Library & Information Technologies
Valley City State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Library & Information Technologies from Valley City State University is designed for individuals who already hold a bachelor's or master's degree in another field, but wish to obtain coursework to qualify as a library media specialist. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Applied Research in Current School Library Issues
  • Literature & Literacy for Children & Young Adults
  • Contemporary Cataloging for the School Library
  • Using Information Resource
  • Collaboration, Management & Leadership


This certificate program requires 22-25 credits for completion.

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Official transcripts from each college or university attended
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • A written statement of professional goals in light of the applicants’ philosophy including a description of their preparation in the field of education

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission