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M.Sc. Online

School Librarianship

University at Buffalo

24 months
Duration
46200 USD/year
46200 USD/year
22620 USD/year
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About

Our master's program in School Librarianship, registered by the New York State Education Department, is authorized to recommend you for certification for the library media specialist, K–12 initial certificate. This master is offered by the University at Buffalo. 

Overview

At the University at Buffalo, this fully online program in School Librarianship, focuses on preparing you to teach in a 21st century school library. 

All courses include the latest research-based, best practices occurring in the school library field. You will be exposed to strategies and techniques for teaching information literacy, based on new standards of practice as outlined in the Common Core Learning Standards and the Annual Professional Performance Review.

Program Learning Outcomes

The features of our program include:

  • clinically-based teaching experiences that allow you to collect your own data to inform your teaching practice
  • creation of a digital portfolio to be shared with potential employers, as well as a video recording providing evidence of your instructional experience
  • exposure to a variety of strategies and techniques for teaching information literacy, based on new standards of practice as outlined in the Common Core Learning Standards and the Annual Professional Performance Review
  • learning how to participate in a collaborative culture where feedback is provided, including peer review of your teaching practices

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Information Life Cycle
  • Information Users and Use
  • Reference Sources and Services
  • School Media Center Field Experience
  • School Media Center Practicum
  • Curriculum Role of the Media Specialist

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling after deadline.

Credits

39 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee: A $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Graduate Record Exam or MAT scores
  • Contact information for at least three individuals who will each be asked to provide an electronic recommendation letter
  • Unofficial transcripts 
  • Statement of education and career goals

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    46200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    46200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    22620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11310 USD per semester during 24 months.

Funding

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