M.Sc. On Campus

Library Media Education

Western Kentucky University

12 months
953 USD/credit 28590 USD/year
917 USD/credit 27510 USD/year
607 USD/credit 18210 USD/year
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The Master of Science with a major in Library Media Education at Western Kentucky University is a dual concentration program in information services (LMS) and educational technology (EDTECH).


It prepares persons for service as library media specialists, training development specialists, educational technology specialists, and information service specialists in schools, colleges, public libraries, and private organizations.

The Master of Science degree in Library Media Education at Western Kentucky University is a 30-hour program with a research tool requirement. A fifteen-hour core of courses, a program concentration, plus a research tool are required. Students who seek teacher certification in school library media or educational technology must follow the requirements for teacher certification. Both may be used for the Kentucky Rank II or Rank I salary levels.


  • Educational Technology (LMET)
  • Library Media (LMLM)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Topics in Educational Technology 
  • Research Methods
  • Research in Exceptional Child Education
  • Program Organization and Administration
  • Issues in Library Media Education
  • Survey of Educational Technology Practices
  • Principles of Educational Technology Applications
  • Internship in Library Media Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submission of graduate application to the Graduate School
  • Submission of official transcripts of all college work
  • Submission of copy of teaching certificate if you are seeking advanced certification in School Librarian and Instructional Computer Technology Endorsement
  • A letter of application which should include information about the applicant’s academic and career background, professional goals and interests, and other information relevant to the applicant’s potential for success in the program.  If you are not seeking teacher certification, please indicate this in your letter.
  • A current resume or vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional colleagues or college/university faculty members who can provide information about the applicant’s potential for success in the MS in LME program
  • Minimum 3-page original writing sample that demonstrates the applicant’s analytical writing ability.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 953 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 917 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 607 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Bowling Green

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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