LIB 500School Library Media Center Management
LIB 505Selection, Evaluation, and Management of Learning Resources
LIB 510Learning Resources for Elementary Schools
LIB 515Learning Resources for Secondary Schools
LIB 520Organization and Cataloging of Learning Materials/Resources
LIB 525Information Retrieval and Reference Services
LIB 530School Library-classroom Partnerships
LIB 535Library Media Technologies
LIB 540Current Topics in School Media Centers
LIB 550Field Experiences for the Teacher Librarian/Capstone*/**
|Approved transfer units||3–6 units|
*Students must complete six LIB courses prior to taking LIB 550.
**Fieldwork is required in both elementary and secondary settings.
- Mark application for the Teacher Librarian Services Credential program.
- Look for a letter from the Office of Graduate Admissions after submitting the application form. A letter of admission will include instructions for registering for the applicant’s first courses.
- Refer to “Online Class Instructions” published in each graduate class schedule booklet.
- Students may not enroll in more than seven units per nine-week term.
- Students must sign up for TaskStream.
Frequently Asked Questions
How often do I need to be online for the online program?
You must be online sufficiently throughout each week to participate in threaded discussions and to complete all assignments by their designated deadlines. However, there is no prescribed amount of time or designated time that you will be required to be online because assignments and their deadlines will vary throughout each nine-week course.
Will I have to complete any part of my Online Teacher Librarian Services Credential at an APU campus location?
No. You can complete your librarian services credential entirely online. No campus visits or meetings are required.
How do I get started?
Online programs may include requirements, procedures, and policies unique to the university's more traditional programs. For more information on how to get started in an APU online program, please contact one of our recruitment counselors at (800) 825-5278 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How often are courses offered?
Classes are offered five times per year.
How many terms per year?
There are five terms: Fall I, Fall II, Spring I, Spring II, and Summer.
How long are the terms?
Each term is nine weeks long.
How many courses should I take during each term?
Students typically enroll in one or two each term.
How long does it take to complete the program?
The coursework can be completed in 15 months, depending on how many courses a student takes each term.
What are the prerequisites?
To enroll in the LIB Credential Program, the student must hold a teaching credential.
Are scholarships available?
Several types of financial aid, ranging from federal loans and state grants, to fellowships and scholarships, are available. Learn more about the financial aid opportunities available to you.