St. Cloud State University

College of Education

Instructional Technology


St. Cloud State UniversitySchool of Graduate Studies720 Fourth Avenue South

Stewart Hall 257

Saint Cloud, MN 56301

United States



Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.S.- Information Media: Educational Media., School Library Media Specialist Licensure.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This program incorporates all of the competency requirements leading to licensure as a school library media specialist and is specifically structured for persons desiring a career in the K-12 schools. To be eligible, students must hold a baccalaureate degree and must meet the Standards of Effective Practice Competencies. This program is designed for both full-time and part-time students and can be completed through regular evening instruction. It can also be completed through summer session attendance. Degrees Offered: Master of Science in Information Media: Educational Media, Plan A (Thesis) at 42 credits. Master of Science in Information Media: Educational Media, Plan B (Starred Paper) at 39 credits. Master of Science in Information Media: Educational Media, Plan C (Portfolio) at 39 credits.


Association for Educational Communications and Technology American Association of School Libraries.

International Student Requirements:

In addition to submitting an application, application fee, GRE/GMAT scores If required by program, and 3 letters of recommendation, international students must also submit scores from a language admission exam and financial documentation stating that the student can cover the cost of graduate study. Qualifying language admission exams and required scores are as follows: TOEFL: 213 on the computer exam, 550 on the paper exam or 79 on the iBT with no subscore under 17; Michigan Placement Test: 80; IELTS: 6.5.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 39-42

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 344.74 resident/538.86 non-resident USD

In State Tuition (per year): 9170 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 13829 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999