School Library Professional
100% Online School Library Professional Certificate Program
The online School Library Professional Certificate from East Tennessee State University is 24 credit hours of approved classes to meet the current school licensure requirements for Tennessee endorsement School Library Specialist #473.
The online School Library Professional certificate is open to qualified candidates who have a master's degree from an accredited institution and who hold a valid Tennessee teacher license. 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.
A listing of required courses and their descriptions can be found in the ETSU Graduate Catalog Entry for the School Library Professional Certificate.
Credits to complete this program: 24 credit hours
|TN Residents||eRate (Out of State, 100% online)||Out of State|
|$601 per credit hour||$751 per credit hour||$1442 per credit hour|
*Note, tuition discounts are available for border county students.
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These standards and materials are required of all applicants regardless of program. Individual program requirements are additional to the following:
A master's degree from an accredited institution.
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
One official transcript from every college or university where the applicant has taken courses.
A completed graduate application form.
A non-refundable application fee.
Important information about program costs, education debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended School Library Professional at East Tennessee State University is available here.
Steps to Apply
Step 1 Create your ETSU Application Account by choosing the "Sign Up" option
Step 2 Sign into the ETSU Application Portal and select "Start a New Application"
Step 3 Choose "Graduate," select your student type (domestic or international), select "Certificate," term, then choose School Library Professional and complete the remainder of the form.