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.

 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 School Libraries concentration entitles the graduate to apply for Media Coordinator licensure (076) from the State of North Carolina. Completion of the Public Libraries concentration entitles the student to apply for Public Librarian Certification from the North Carolina Public Librarian Certification Commission.