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School Library Media Program: About

Masters of Education Library Media Endorsement


The Master's of Education with an emphasis on Library Media leading to an LM endorsement is intended for students who have or are getting their teaching license and are interested in advancing their teaching careers or working in a school library media center. This program brings flexibility and advancement to your career path.


Students must be accepted by the Department of Graduate Studies in Education (they can be contacted at (435) 865-8383), then register with the University (registrar's office: (435) 586-7715).

Requirements & Coursework

Forty-two credits are required for the M.Ed. with Library Media Endorsement. Candidates for endorsement must also receive a passing score on the Praxis II: Subject Assessment Test #0311. Course work must be completed during the five years prior to application for license. Twelve graduate credit hours may be accepted toward the degree. Below is outlined the required coursework for the program. Each class is three credits, totaling 42 credits.

Required Library Media Courses

LM 6160: Library Computer Reference Skills
LM 6170: Technology for Library Media Teachers
LM 6180 Utilization of Literature in the Classroom (Either of these classes may be substituted for LM 6180: EDRG 6330 Teaching with Children's and Adolescent Literature, or EDUC 6710 Multicultural Education.)
LM 6190: Managing a Media Center
LM 6200: Library Technical Services
LM 6890: Library Media Practicum

Required Educational Courses (must be taken in this sequence)

EDUC 6000: Issues in Psychology & Measurement
EDUC 6010: Classroom Management
EDUC 6030: 21st Century Research and Data
EDUC 6410: Curriculum & Philosophical Foundations
EDUC 6650: Standards for Proposal Writing in Education (This course should be taken at least two semesters prior to the Capstone Project.)
EDUC 6740: School Law
EDUC 6910: Becoming a Master Teacher
EDUC 6933: Capstone M.Ed. Project (All courses must be taken prior to the capstone project)