Appalachian State University

Cratis D. Williams Graduate School

Library Science


John E. Thomas Student Services Building

P.O. Box 32068

Boone, NC 28608

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.L.S. - Master of Library Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

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. We offer; 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)

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36

In State Tuition (per year): 6657 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 18369 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Distant Town

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