Children's Literature and Library Services to Children, Master | Simmons University | Boston, United States
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Children's Literature and Library Services to Children

24 months
Duration
1345 USD/credit 24210 USD/year
1345 USD/credit 24210 USD/year
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About

Children's Literature and Library Services to Children at Simmons University is the first and only dual degree program in the country that prepares students and professionals in library youth and young adult services.

Overview

Highlights

Enroll in Children's Literature and Library Services to Children at Simmons University to meld theory and practice. Work with an advisor from each program to tailor your studies to meet your needs and interests.

Examine literary history and then evaluate a children’s literature collection. Consider far-ranging critical frameworks and assess the right young adult texts to bring to readers. Study the form of the picturebook as the first step in connecting books to child readers. Research contemporary nonfiction to build not only today’s common core but also to tomorrow’s scientists.

Immerse yourself in The Center for the Study of Children’s Literature. Join authors and illustrators at the summer institute, the Horn Book at Simmons Symposium, and the literary events hosted in Boston every year. From Children’s Books Boston to the Boston Book Festival, participate in today’s literary society as you create tomorrow’s readers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Information Organization
  • Information Sources and Services
  • Technology for Information Professionals 
  • Criticism of Literature for Children
  • The Picturebook 
  • Contemporary Realistic Fiction
  • Fantasy and Science Fiction 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International applicants to the master's degree program are requested to apply for the term commencing in September only

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application form
  • Statement of purpose
  • Two academic or professional letters of recommendation
  • Official college/university transcripts from all institutions attended (including those from which credit was transferred). Students with international transcripts should review the International Student section below for additional requirements.*
  • Current résumé
  • GRE Scores (waived for those with a master's degree or with a 3.0 or higher cumulative undergraduate GPA) The Simmons University GRE code is 3761 and the Area of Interest code for Library Science is 4701.
  • A non-refundable application fee of $65.
  • Interview (strongly recommended). After your application has been submitted and all materials, including all of your transcripts, have been received, we will reach out to you to schedule your interview. Travel to Boston is not required; interviews are available via phone as well as in person.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1345 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    24210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1345 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Financing

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Financing partner MPOWER Financing Student Loans between $2,001 - $100,000

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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