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M.Ed. in Instructional Technology: School Library Media

  • Total Credit Hours: 36
  • Degree Format: Online


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.

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 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.

Admissions Requirements

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 bachelor’s degree from a regionally- accredited institution.
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 Scale. GPA will be calculated on all attempted undergraduate coursework in which a letter grade was awarded.
GACE Program Admission Assessment
  • Passing scores on the GACE Program Admission Assessment or GACE Basic Skills Assessment or a qualifying exemption.
  • Qualifying exemptions include minimum scores on the ACT, GRE, and SAT or a valid level 4 or higher Induction, Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate, leadership certificate, service field certificate, or Life certificate.

Graduate Record Exam
Miller Analogies Test

GRE or MAT scores are required.

Recommended minimum scores for GRE:

  • If taken before July 2011: Verbal score of 400; Quantitative score of 450; and Analytical score of 3.5
  • If taken July 2011 or later: Verbal score of 146; Quantitative score of 142; and Analytical score of 3.5.
Minimum MAT Requirements:
  • Recommended minimum for MAT: 386.

GRE and MAT scores are only one of the factors considered in admissions decisions. These test scores are not the sole criteria for admission.

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
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