Pathways for Certified Teachers

MLIS + School Library Media Licensure Pathway

For students who are
already certified teachers

who want to earn their
licensure in school librarianship
as part of their MLIS degree.

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School Library Media Licensure Pathway

For students who are
already certified teachers
who only want the
additional licensure in
school librarianship.

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Pathways for Non-Teachers

MLIS + Initial School Library Media Licensure Pathway

  For students who are not yet certified teachers who want to earn their MLIS degree and initial licensure in school librarianship.

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Initial School Library Media Licensure Pathway

For students who are not yet certified teachers who want to earn their initial licensure in school librarianship.

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MLIS or Certification Only

Because classes taken on the certification-only pathway will not count towards a Master’s Degree, students need to decide which pathway to pursue before they begin their program.
Click here to see a comparison chart of the two pathways.

Financial and Employment Resources

Learn more about funding and job opportunities for students pursuing School Library Media Certification. Learn More>>