Welcome to the Masters of Library Media and Information Technologies program at UCA. The Library Media and Information Technologies program is nationally recognized by the American Association of School Librarians as an exemplary School Library program in the U.S. With a 99% PRAXIS II content pass rate in School Library Media, the L.I.B.M. program has one of the largest graduate programs for School Librarians in the state of Arkansas.

General Program Information

The goal of the graduate program in library media and information technologies is to prepare individuals for professional positions in a variety of information and educational settings. The Library Media and Information Technologies program, located within the Department of Leadership Studies, is designed for individuals who may be (1) planning careers in school library media centers at the elementary, middle, and secondary district levels and at regional educational cooperatives or, (2) planning careers as children and youth librarians in public, college, and special information centers.

On-campus requirements for the L.I.B.M. program can be found on the Program of Study linked here.

L.I.B.M. Program Application Deadline

Deadlines:

  • Aug 1 = Fall
  • Dec 1 = Spring
  • May 1 = Summer
  • * An application deadline extension may be granted.

Information for Prospective Students

The Library Media and Information Technologies program is built upon the guiding principals of AASL’s Empowering Learners, the program standards of the American Association of School Librarians, and the program standards for School Library Media by the state of Arkansas. The L.I.B.M. degree is comprised of 36 semester hours of graduate credit including a Practicum component. The L.I.B.M. program may be completed within two years and 95% of the courses are offered online.

Potential students are required to submit a Graduate School application to the Graduate School as well as their GRE scores (ETS), a copy of their current teaching license or Praxis I scores, and their collegiate transcripts.

The Program of Study is available here and on the Department’s Student Resources page.

Cost & Fees

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Program taught in:
English

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