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Master of Science in Library Media Education

Program Details

The online MS in Library Media Education is designed to prepare students for service as library media specialists, training development specialists, educational technology specialists, and information service specialists in schools, colleges, public libraries, and private organizations. There are two concentration areas available to suit students' personal interests and professional goals:

  • Library Media Specialist - prepares professionals for work in information service organizations like public libraries, library media centers in P-12 schools, and positions as library assistants in college and university libraries
  • Educational Technology - prepares professionals who work with training and development specialists to incorporate technology into instruction/training, who serve as trainers of employees in the use of technology, and who are certified teachers that are educational technology specialists in P-12 settings

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of coursework or an earned master's degree
  • Letter of application with information about the applicant's academic career and background, professional goals and interests, and other information relevant to the applicant's potential for success in the program
  • Current resume or vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional colleagues or college/university faculty members who can provide information about the applicant's potential for success in the MS in LME program 
  • Minimum 3-page original writing sample that demonstrates the applicant's analytical writing ability

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Association for Educational Communication Technology (AECT)