12 months
953 USD/credit 28590 USD/year
917 USD/credit 27510 USD/year
607 USD/credit 18210 USD/year
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Library Media Education from Western Kentucky University is the Master of Science with an emphasis in libraries, informatics, and technology in education. Students seeking additional teacher certification will earn the School Librarian certification and the Instructional Computer Technology Endorsement.


The Master of Science degree in Library Media Education from Western Kentucky University is a 30-hour program. A 27-hour core of courses and one restricted elective are required. This degree may be used for the Kentucky Rank II or Rank I salary levels.

Program Admission

Students who seek advanced teacher certification must hold teaching certification.Students may complete this program without seeking teacher certification if they intend to seek employment in a setting other than public education (where teacher certification is required). This program does not provide initial teacher certification.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Program Organization
  • Issues in Libraries, Informatics, and Technology in Education
  • Survey of Educational Technology Practices
  • Principles of Educational Technology Applications
  • Organization of Information
  • Informatics in Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3 (recommended)

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
  • GPA of 2.75 in previous program or 3.0 in last 30 hours of previous program.

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.


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