Library Information Specialist Endorsement (online)
While technology races into the future, libraries remain vital and thriving – hard-cover books and all. If you see your next chapter set in a library, our online Library Information Specialist concentration (with endorsement or K-12 entitlement options) will prepare you to succeed and lead in keeping libraries crucial in society. An LIS endorsement requires 24 semester hours in library/media related courses. You can work toward the entitlement if you already hold an Illinois Professional Educator License and are pursuing your master's degree in Instructional Technology.
If you hold a baccalaureate degree (or higher), submit your application and application fee, letters of recommendation, official test scores (GRE or MAT), a statement of purpose and official transcripts from all institutions attended.
All application materials must be uploaded through CollegeNet.
- ETT 504 Cataloging and Classification
- ETT 507 Collection Development or
- ETT 541 Library Services for Children
- ETT 508 Reference Theory and Practice
- ETT 523 Media for Young Adults
- ETT 527 Library Materials for Children
- ETT 533 School Library Media Centers
- ETT 542 Information Access and Social Responsibilities for Library Information Specialists
- ETT 510 Instructional Media and Technology
- ETT 530 IT Tools or other approved production course
Successful completion of the LIS Content ExamAdditional courses for MS Ed in Instructional Technology and K-12 LIS entitlement:
- ETT 511 Advanced Media Design or
- ETT 531 Visual Literacy
- ETT 569 Practicum or
- ETT 586 Internship
- ETR 520 Introduction