School Library Media Certification, Master of Library Science
The best teachers make the best media specialists! If you're interested in creating exciting learning environments that enrich the lives of children and young adults, our Online Blue Ribbon Certification program may meet your needs.
The Master of Library Science (MLS) is a 36-credit-hour program accredited by the American Library Association. The program is innovatively designed to meet the new challenges of our profession. Students in the program are introduced to the roles and functions of libraries in contemporary society. They become familiar with key policy issues and technological trends, and with how these issues and trends affect libraries and information centers of all kinds. Students learn to manage and evaluate collections, respond to the information needs of patrons, and to use technology to improve access to information. Students who complete the program are prepared for careers in library administration, public services, technical services, reference services, and collection development at public, school, academic, and special libraries.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission