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The fully online Teacher Librarian program focuses on the skills you need for professional employment in K-12 school libraries, including collaboration, instructional strategies in information literacy and digital literacy, school leadership, and program administration. 31 units to complete this program.
The Teacher Librarian program prepares you for professional employment in K-12 school libraries. If you already hold a valid single or multiple-subject credential issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) you will be eligible to apply for your Teacher Librarian Services Credential in California. (If you are located outside California you are advised to check with your state’s Department of Education.)
The Teacher Librarian program coursework is approved by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and meets the requirements for the California Teacher Librarian Services Credential.
Field experience capstone course
As a Teacher Librarian student, you will complete a school field experience course, where you will work in elementary and secondary school library settings. Emphasis is on observation and guided practice with a credentialed school librarian (library media teacher)
Teacher-Librarianship and MLIS
You have the option to earn a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science by completing just four additional courses (12 units).
About 14,900 openings for librarians and library media specialists are projected each year for the next ten years 2021-2031
Careers in teacher librarianship vary from small organizations with a single teacher librarian to complex organizations embedded within larger institutions providing services to thousands of students.
Job titles include Teacher Librarian, School Media Specialist, Library Media Specialist, District Librarian, Library Media Teacher, and more!
As a Teacher Librarian student, you can also earn your Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree by completing 12 additional units. MLIS degree graduates are qualified for additional career opportunities outside of K-12.
"There would be no way I would have my 'dream job' now as a school librarian without the excellent preparation I received in the Teacher Librarian program at SJSU."Teacher Librarian Program graduate
Apply To The Program
Learn more about how to apply below.
- Admission Requirements
For a full list of admission requirements, visit the Teacher Librarian program website.
- How to Apply
Please visit the How to Apply section on the Teacher Librarian Program page.
- Application Deadlines
Application deadline for students:
- Application Deadline: December 1, 2023*
- Document Deadline: December 20, 2023*
*These dates are not final and are subject to change.
For a full list of FAQs please visit the FAQ section of the Teacher Librarian Program page.
The fully online Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) prepares you for professional careers in the information profession. Graduating students rank the MLIS program's flexibility and online learning environment as its top two strengths. 43 units to complete this degree.
The Master of Science in Informatics is a convenient and flexible, 100% online degree program enabling you to get formally trained in a growing field and prepare for exciting career opportunities. 30 units to complete this degree in approximately 18 to 24 months.
Contact InformationSchool Librarian Program Coordinator