Instructional Technology-Library Media Specialist

Learning, networking, and career opportunities

The Master of Education in Instructional Technology Library Media Specialist K-12 option prepares licensed teachers to become school librarians. Program focus is on collaboration, leadership and technology skills required to implement a school library media program that serves the learning community. The 30-hour program is completely online and is based on the ALA/AASL/CAEP School Librarian Preparation Standards.

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • Collaborate with teachers to incorporate information literacy instruction into content curriculum instruction
  • Design and implement a program to encourage and motivate students to read for enjoyment
  • Design and present professional development


  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Leadership
  • Problem solving
  • Professional ethics
  • Technology skills

Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships

You could work as a(n):

  • School Library Media Specialist

Alumni of our program work at:

  • Bentonville school district
  • East Poinsett county school district
  • Fort smith school district
  • Other school districts in Arkansas and surrounding states

View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree are:
  • EdD School Leadership
  • Endorsement in Special Education and Dyslexia
  • Master(s) in Special Education, School Counseling, Special Education and Educational Leadership

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