Graduate Catalog 2019-2021

Non-Degree Certification in Library Media

Program Description

The non-degree certification in Library Media requires a minimum of 24 semester hours of course work. Courses in the certification area must be included in the program of study. Students in the add-on certification program must hold T4 certification in a teaching field.

Admissions Requirements

  1. Graduate Admissions Application Form
  2. Two professional recommendations (pdf)
  3. Official copies of all transcripts
  4. Passing scores on the Graduate Writing Assessment
  5. Minimal GPA of 2.75
  6. Verification of immunization
  7. Passing scores on the GACE Basic Skills

Non-Degree Add-On Certification in Library Media

The non-degree certification in Library Media requires a minimum of 24 semester hours of course work.  Courses in the certification area must be included in the program of study.

This library media program is either online or blended which means there may be some face-to-face meetings with the rest of the program being offered on-line.  Any face-to-face course meetings are offered at the Macon Center.

Students in the add-on certification program must hold T4 certification in a teaching field.

Admission Requirements

 

  1. Graduate Admissions Application Form
  2. Two professional recommendations (pdf)
  3. Official copies of all transcripts
  4. Passing scores on the Graduate Writing Assessment
  5. Minimal GPA of 2.5
  6. Verification of immunization
  7. Passing scores on the GACE Basic Skills

Certification

Upon meeting all course and examination requirements of this program, an S-5 certificate in Media Specialist may be issued by the Professional Standards Commission of Georgia.  Georgia College recommendation is required.

Contact Information

Ms. Shanda Brand
Shanda.brand@gcsu.edu
Graduate Admissions Advisor
CBX 70, 220 Kilpatrick Hall
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-445-1383
Phone toll free in Georgia: 1-800-342-0471 x1383

Dr. Diane Gregg, Program Coordinator
Diane.gregg@gcsu.edu
CBX 79, 137 Kilpatrick Hall
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-445-1505
Phone toll free in Georgia: 1-800-342-0471 x1505

Program of Study

Content Field (24 semester hours)

EDIT 5202Technology for Teachers

3

EDIT 6254Operation of the Lib Med Centr

3

EDIT 6256Info Srcs and Serv in Med Cent

3

EDIT 6263Info Tech in the Media Center

3

EDIT 6268Selection of Library Media

3

EDIT 6275Instructional Design

3

EDIT 6960Internship & Capstone

3

and

EDIT 6262Young Adult Lit/Media Center

3

or

EDIT 6264Children's Lit in Media Center

3

or

EDIT 6598Special Topics

3

Notes:
EDIT 6960 allowed for 3 semester hours
EDIT 6598 is a Special Topics course.  Only topic title "Diverse Literature in Today's Schools" is approved as content field course.

Additional Requirements:  Successful completion of GACE 101 and 102 exams and department Exit Interview.

Total Credit Hours: 24