Welcome to Appalachian State Library Science! We offer Masters of Library Science degrees for those students interested in pursuing careers school librarianship and/or public librarianship.
an online experience using a 3-D fully immersive and collaborative learning environment
small classes in which students occasionally meet at the same time and conduct coursework on their own time
an engaged and supportive faculty
Library Science, General (MLS) is
nationally accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
approved by the North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction
regionally accredited by the North Carolina Public Librarian Certification Commission
Completion of the School Libraries concentration entitles the graduate to apply for Media Coordinator licensure (076) from the State of North Carolina. Completion of the
Public Libraries concentration entitles the student to apply for Public Librarian Certification from the North Carolina Public Librarian Certification Commission
For information about online or off campus location see our website.
Appalachian State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, a regional accreditation agency.
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).(School Libraries track only)