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The School Library Graduate Certificate program is an 18-hour non-degree program designed to certify that participants have specialized knowledge and skills in administering the school library from Preschool through Grade 12. All of the courses may be applied to the Master's Degree in Educational Technology with an emphasis in Library Media.

Undergraduate students may begin the certificate program in their final semester with approval from their advisor and the School Library advisor.



  • Total per credit hour


  • Credit hours
  • Total tuition = $7,074*
    *Cost per credit hour and total tuition is based on 2023-2024 academic year tuition rates and assuming all coursework is completed online in the 2023-2024 academic year. Cost per credit hour and total tuition will vary if studies span over one or more academic year.

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  • Required Courses & Admission Requirements

Required Courses

Students may enter the program in the Spring Semester Only.

Spring Semester

EDTH 735 Information Literacy and Inquiry   3 credit hours

READ 834 Advanced Children's and Adolescent Literature  3 credit hours

Summer Semester

EDTH 825 Teacher Leadership in School Improvement   3 Credit Hours

EDTH 838 Teaching and Learning Frameworks   3 Credit Hours

Fall Semester

EDTH 737 Organizing & Developing School Library Collections  3 Credit Hours

EDTH 819 Practicum  1-6 Credit Hours

Admission Requirements 

  • Candidates must hold a bachelor's degree or be in their final semester of a PSU undergraduate program
  • Undergraduate degree; 3.0 GPA or admitted with condition

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