M.Ed. IT School Library Media

Program Description

The M.Ed. in Instructional Technology/ Library Media is an ALA/AASL recognized degree program in which students gain practical skills and knowledge through incorporation of the American Association of School Librarian standards. Students have opportunities to demonstrate the roles and dispositions of the 21st century school media specialist through class projects, field experiences, and a final internship. Through collaborative and independent experiences, students progress through a series of online courses designed to develop the technological, administrative, and instructional tools needed to effectively serve as a leader, manage a school library, and work as an effective collaborative partner with teachers with the P-12 school setting.

Please follow this link to a document that lists the required courses and their descriptions in the recommended sequence.

Cost and Length of Program

The prescribed M.Ed. in Instructional Technology course sequence will allow you to complete the course requirements of the program within 6-7 semesters. Based on completing 36 course hours, the cost of the program is *$10,548 not including standard University fees. We encourage you to compare our cost with any other institution. We think you will be pleasantly surprised to see what a great value VSU is.

*Cost computed based on Fall 2016 rates.

Program Delivery Format

Our program is delivered completely online. Field experiences and a final semester of internship within the local school system or region provide practical training for optimum preparation.

Getting Started in the Program

If you have any questions, please contact me by phone at 229-333-5633 or by email at clt@valdosta.edu

Dr. Dianne Dees

Dr. Dianne Dees                                                                                            

Library Media Program Coordinator

Dr. Daesang Kim

Dr. Daesang Kim

Library Media Program Advisor