Library media specialist

Certification preparation University of Missouri-Columbia
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This online program was designed to meet the needs of practicing teachers who already have initial teacher certification and are seeking Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) certification in Library Media Specialist.

Note: This certification preparation program might be compatible with certification programs in other states. To inquire, contact Denice Adkins at

The courses in this program encompass all competencies required by DESE, but students will need to apply for certification on their own. Check the DESE educator certification web page for details.

The School of Information Science and Learning Technologies (SISLT) is a proud member of iSchools, an international coalition of leading information schools.

Quick facts

Official name

Library media specialist certification preparation


University of Missouri-Columbia

Program type

Certification preparation

Academic home

College of Education & Human Development | School of Information Science and Learning Technologies

Delivery mode

100% online

Credit hours


Estimated cost


*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

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This program is administered by the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies