Library Media 902 - Professional License

Coursework for the 902 Professional Library Media Specialist license is completed after the bachelor’s degree. The sequence, courses, and requirements leading to eligibility for state certification as a 902 Professional Library Media Specialist includes:

  1. A student must be eligible for an initial level 902 Library Media Specialist license before undertaking coursework to meet the requirements as a 902 Professional Library Media Specialist.
  2. Coursework for the 902 Professional Library Media Specialist license is made up of a minimum of 12 credits, and requires ALL of the following courses:
    LMED 708Computers in Education: Online Communications and Information Retrieval3
    LMED 750Computers in Libraries/IMCs3
    LMED 770Administering District Media Programs3
    ES 734Current Trends and Issues in Curriculum 1-123
  3. Completion requires the preparation and oral defense of a professional portfolio.
  4. A Master’s Degree (or equivalent credits) is required for the 902 Professional Library Media Specialist license.

NOTE: The program listed above will no longer be offered through UW-Eau Claire after the 2017-2018 academic year.