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 contacting Angela Murray through the College of Education.