University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Teacher Librarian Studies Certificate

This program of study can only be completed by those pursuing a teaching endorsement in another content area or by currently licensed teachers. Students must be formally admitted to the Teacher Education Program and complete all of the professional education licensure requirements. See the Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education for more information. This program is offered jointly online with UM-Missoula and UM-Western.

Teaching Licensure - Teacher Librarian Studies


Library Media Courses19
Library Media Practicum2
Total Hours21

Degree Specific Credits: 21

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.75

Library Media Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
LIBM 461Information Literacy3
LIBM 462Youth Literature for Librarians3
LIBM 464Reference Resources3
LIBM 466Libraries & Technology3
LIBM 467Collection Development & Cataloging4
LIBM 468Administration & Assessment of Library Programs3
Total Hours19

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Library Media Practicum

Note: The practicum requires 60 hours in a school or public library. All library media coursework must be completed prior to enrolling in the library media practicum.

Complete the following course:
LIBM 495Practicum2
Total Hours2

Minimum Required Grade: C-