Two options to complete the Library Media Certificate are available: 

  1. Library Media Certificate
    Contact Dr. Ann Ewbank for program information. This program is geared to licensed teachers who want to obtain the school library media endorsement or teachers seeking school library media professional development. 
  2. Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, Professional Educator Option.  The Library Media program offers an option to earn a Masters degree (M.Ed.) in Curriculum & Instruction after completion of all Library Media coursework. The Masters portion involves completion of 9 additional credits past the 21 required by the Library Media Certificate program, and these courses are also offered online. A student must apply to the full M.Ed. program either initially or before 9 credits of Library Media coursework have been completed. Contact the director, Dr. Ann Ewbank, for additional information or visit the Curriculum & Instruction website.

Application Process (Library Media Certificate) 

Prior to applying for the Library Media Certificate program applicants must hold a teaching license and have gained at least one year teaching experience.

  1. Complete the online application through the Graduate School Online Application System
  2. Provide official transcripts from all higher education institutions attended to the Department of Education Graduate Programs Office, 215 Reid Hall, PO Box 172880, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717. 
  • Note:  Admission to the program requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for the last two years of undergraduate coursework.

Application Process (Master's degree in Curriculum & Instruction, Professional Educator Option)

See Application Process for the MEd in Curriculum & Instruction 

Application Deadlines

The following are the preferred application deadline dates by which all of the application materials must be submitted via the Graduate School Online Application System:

  • Fall Semester:  May 1st
  • Spring Semester:  November 1st
  • Summer Semester:  April 1st

The following are the absolute application deadline dates. If an applicant is unable to submit all application materials via the online application system by the preferred dates listed above, he or she can submit the materials by the date listed below, as there will be a second review.

  • Fall Semester: August 15th
  • Spring Semester: January 2nd
  • Summer Semester: May 1st

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Tel: (406) 994-6550
Fax: (406) 994-7856

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