Sep 22, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School Library Professional, Graduate Certificate*

General Program Information

Graduate School Contact:
Fiona Goodyear;; (423) 439-6148

Renee C. Lyons, M.L.S., Graduate Coordinator
416 Warf-Pickel
Box 70684
(423) 439-7845

The program of Educational Media and Educational Technology offers a “School Library Professional” certificate to qualified candidates who have a master’s degree from an accredited institution and who hold a valid Tennessee teacher license may take 24 credits of approved classes to meet the current school licensure requirements for Tennessee endorsement School Library Specialist #473. Because courses are arranged sequentially and may only be offered once each year, students would complete all classes successfully in the previous term before advancing to the next term.

Faculty: Rhona Hurwitz; Renee Lyons

School Library Professional, Graduate Certificate Degree Requirements: 24 credits

Requirements 24 credits
TOTAL 24 credits


At the completion of the coursework, students would follow the current state requirement of taking Praxis Test #0311 “School Library Specialist” and apply for add-on status to their current teaching licensure.

Gainful Employment

*This is a Gainful Employment Program. For information about Gainful Employment programs, please see