12 months
299 USD/credit 10764 USD/year
299 USD/credit 10764 USD/year
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Candidates interested in becoming a Library Media Specialist at Fort Hays State University must hold a current, valid teaching license.


To become endorsed as a Library Media Specialist in Kansas, candidates must complete the 6 endorsement courses listed below (18 graduate credit hours), and either already hold a Master's degree, or complete the additional requirements listed below to earn a Master of Science in Library Media Specialist degree from Fort Hays State University (additional 18 graduate credit hours for a total of 36). 

If a candidate does not already hold a Master's degree, then they must apply to the Graduate school as degree-seeking.

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Whether you are looking to deepen your understanding of teaching techniques, become a building principal or community counselor, or renew your license, the Department of Advanced Education Programs at Fort Hays State University provides numerous degrees and the scheduling flexibility that will enable you to meet your career goals.

Although you can participate in class from anywhere around the world, you will quickly become a part of our community of confident learners and tenacious Tigers. Interactions with your classmates and your expert instructors will enrich your learning experience, even without being in a traditional classroom environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Selection of School Library Media
  • Cataloging
  • School Library Media Administration
  • Instructional Technology Theory & Practice
  • Fostering Engagement in Today's Learners
  • Advanced Literature for Children & Young Adults

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an Application for Graduate Admission at the appropriate website.
  • Pay the $40 domestic application fee or $50 international application fee.
  • Provide the Graduate School with an official bachelor's degree transcript and master's degree transcript (if applicable) from a regionally accredited institution. 
  • For institutions outside the United States and Canada, a World Education Service (WES) International Course-by-Course Transcript Evaluation is required for translation.
  • A personal statement addressing your reason for beginning a Library Media Specialist program
  • Two outside personal recommendations
  • Send a copy of your teaching license
  • International students must provide evidence of their ability to speak English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10764 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 299 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    10764 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 299 USD per credit during 12 months.

Online: $298.55/credit


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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