Preparation for becoming a School Library Media Specialist
The teacher-librarian courses may be applied to a focus area of the Master’s of Science (MS) degree, and consists of 18 graduate credit hours. This course of study is designed for those seeking an endorsement in School Library Media. Candidates may add this endorsement to a license by completing the course of study; including 90 clock hours of practicum, and obtaining a passing score on the NES School Library Media Specialist test.
In addition to the MS program requirements, candidates must also have taken LIB 388: Children’s Literature or READ 594: Young Adult Literature as a prerequisite to this focus area. Equivalent courses from other institutions must be approved.