Library Media Certification

Program Coordinator

Admission Deadlines

Additional Links

Dr. Dianne Dees Fall Semester: July 15 Retention/Dismissal/Readmission Policy
Spring Semester: November 15 Graduation Requirements
Phone: 229-333-5633

Summer Semester: April 15

Department of Curriculum, Leadership, and Technology

Admission Requirements

Please Note: 

Must contact the VSU College of Education to request a transcript evaluation.

Required Documents

Admission Requirements

Online Graduate Application

  • Application Fee $35 (credit or debit card and e-checks accepted)
  • Apply Online

One Official Transcript from each institution where you have previously enrolled (undergraduate and graduate).

(Transcripts of coursework completed in-residence at VSU will be obtained by the Graduate School

  • Must hold a minimum of a master's or education specialist degree to be eligible for the Certification-Only Program.  Must have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

VSU Medical Form

  • Online students complete the Student Information and Distance Learning Exemption sections of the Medical Form. Immunization records are not required.

  • The form must be completed and signed by the student/applicant.

  • This form must be received prior to enrollment, NOT prior to admission.

  • Applicants who are currently enrolled, and those who attended VSU in the past, are not required to resubmit the Medical Form

Unless otherwise indicated above, all required documents must be received on or before the admission deadline for your file to be reviewed. It is the applicant's responsibility to allow adequate time for document delivery and to en-sure receipt of documents. Please allow at least 7-10 days for delivery by mail.

Important Program Information

  • This program is delivered in a fully-online format. No campus visit are required.
  • Financial Aid is not available for non-degree granting programs.

International Applicants 

The Certificate-Only program is a non-degree granting program. Federal homeland security guidelines students visas cannot be issued for non-degree seeking programs.

Prospective students who completed coursework or degrees outside the U.S., please review the information below for specific information and guidelines.

  • Course-by-Course Evaluation - Applicants who have completed coursework at an institution outside of the United States must submit a course-by-course evaluation of the coursework.  This transcript evaluation, as it is more commonly called, must be completed by an international education credentials evaluation service.  This document is required in conjunction with official transcripts from each institution (see page 1) and does not replace the transcript requirement.

Admission Classifications

  • Library Media Certification students are classified as non-degree seeking, add-on certification students. Students in these classifications are not eligible for federal financial aid.
  • Irregular admission is not available for Certification-Only programs

Admission Questions 

For admission questions about this program, please contact the Graduate School by phone, email, or stop by our office.

  • Call Us: 229-333-5694 or toll free 800-618-1878, Option #5







  • Visit Us: Converse Hall (Main Campus), Third Floor, Suite 3100




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