Nov 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School Library Professional, Graduate Certificate*

General Program Information

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

The School Library Professional certificate offers qualified candidates who have a master’s degree from an accredited institution and hold a valid Tennessee teacher license to 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: Renee Lyons

School Library Professional, Graduate Certificate Requirements: 24 credits

Required Courses 24 credits
TOTAL 24 credits


At the completion of the coursework, students follow the current state requirements for Praxis examinations and apply for add-on status to their current teaching licensure.