School Library Media Specialist

School Library Media Specialist

The Master of Arts Degree in Educational Technology with School Library Media Specialist certification includes the best of both worlds. Students acquire the skills and competencies for the certification that will enable them to develop and coordinate school library media services while learning to apply multimedia to the instructional design process. Successfully completing the 36-credit program leads to a Master of Arts degree in Educational Technology and a New Jersey Certificate of Eligibility for the School Library Media Specialist certification. 
 
We also offer a 24-credit Associate School Library Media Specialist (ASLMS) Certification Only for those students seeking just the certification and not the Master of Arts degree.
 
The Associate School Library Media Specialist (ASLMS) Certification Only  (24 credits):

EDTC 651 -Organization of Library Media Materials 3 cr.
LTED 618 -Pedagogy and Application of Children’s Literature 3 cr.
EDTC 653 -Selection and Acquisition of Print/Non-Print Media 3 cr.
EDTC 642 -Introduction to Authoring Tools 3 cr.
EDTC 621 -Using the Internet in Education 3 cr.
EDTC 625 -Using Integrated Software across the Curriculum 3 cr.
EDTC 627 -Seminar 3 cr.
EDTC 655 -Internship: School Media Centers 3 cr.

The Master of Arts degree in Educational Technology with the School Library Media Specialist Certification (36 credits)

EDTC 651 -Organization of Library Media Materials 3 cr.
LTED 618 -Pedagogy and Application of Children’s Literature 3 cr.
EDTC 653 -Selection and Acquisition of Print/Non-Print Media 3 cr.
EDTC 642 -Introduction to Authoring Tools 3 cr.
EDTC 621 -Using the Internet in Education 3 cr.
EDTC 625 -Using Integrated Software across the Curriculum 3 cr.
EDTC 627 -Seminar 3 cr.
EDTC 655 -Internship: School Media Centers 3 cr.
EDTC 618 -Learning Theories (NPTNJ waived) 3 cr.
EDTC 631 -Administration and Supervision of Technology in Educational Settings 3 cr.
EDTC 661 -Admin and Supv of Library Media Centers (Requires permission number) 3 cr.
EDTC 662 -Advanced Field Experience (Requires permission number) 3 cr.

If you do not hold a NJ teaching certification, you must take the following 3 courses: (9 credits)
 
EDTC 647 -Educational Theory and Curriculum Design for the School Library Media Specialist
EDTC 648 -Student Learning Development and Behavior Management for the School Library Media Specialist
EDTC 649 -Teaching Methodologies for the School Library Media Specialist
 
School Library Media Specialist Advisement Checklist- A Guide to the courses you need and when they are offered.