The School Library Professional Certificate is offered through the
Educational Media and Educational Technology program to qualified
candidates who have a master's degree from an accredited
institution and who hold a valid Tennessee Teaching License.
Qualifying students may take 26 credit hours of approved classes to
meet the current school licensure requirements for Tennessee
endorsement School Library Specialist #473.
Because courses are arranged sequentially and may only be offered
once each year, students much complete all classes successfully
before advancing to the next term. At the completion of the
coursework, students must follow the current state testing
requirement for Praxis Test #0311 "School Library Specialist" and
apply for add-on status to their current teaching license by
through the College of Education.
Program Planning Sheet