Welcome to Appalachian State Library Science!

Welcome to Appalachian State Library Science! We offer Masters of Library Science degrees for those students interested in pursuing careers in school librarianship and/or public librarianship. 

*We are now accepting applications for Fall 2014 cohorts. Applications are due July 1.  Apply here.

 We offer

  • an online experience using a 3-D fully immersive and collaborative learning environment 
  • small classes in which students occasionally meet at the same time and conduct coursework on their own time
  • an engaged and supportive faculty

 Library Science, General (MLS) is

  • nationally accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) 
  • approved by the North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction
  • regionally accredited by the North Carolina Public Librarian Certification Commission

Completion of the Library Science Master's degree entitles graduates to apply for Media Coordinator licensure (076) from the State of North Carolina and the Public Librarian Certification from the North Carolina Public Librarian Certification Commission.