Master of Science in Library Media Education
Western Kentucky University

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


  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of coursework or an earned master's degree
  • Letter of application with stated professional goals
  • Current resume or vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Minimum 3-page original writing sample

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges