The School Librarianship certificate is for any new student, or currently or previously enrolled student at the University of Tennessee, who has a valid Tennessee teaching license. The certificate, in combination with a master’s degree and successful completion of the School Librarian Praxis exam, prepares an individual to work as a school librarian in a PreK-12 setting in Tennessee. Home department: School of Information Sciences.
Graduate Certificate Type
A completed online application must be received by the Office of Graduate Admissions, and the applicant must meet the School of Information Sciences graduate program standards, including:
An undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher;
A 400-700 word written statement of your career objectives
Letters of recommendation from 3 persons qualified to judge academic and/or professional qualities
The GRE is not required.
Applicants with a master’s degree from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association may request a transcript evaluation to ascertain exactly what courses need to be completed.
A grade of B or better must be earned in all certificate courses.