Certification-Only in Instructional Technology/Library Media


The Certification Only program for Media Specialist is a program that is specialized to the needs and qualifications of the individual. A transcript evaluation is needed prior to starting the program to determine which courses will be required. The Dean’s office in the College of Education can start this process for potential candidates, however Dr. Dianne Dees is the current coordinator of the program and will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Please email her at ecdees@valdosta.edu.


Requirements for Certification Only—Media Specialist Concentration

 

Program  Corequisites: P-12 Children’s Literature Course

                                        Special Education Course for the Exceptional Child

  • A transcript evaluation is required to determine program of study for non degree/certification only applicants

Instructional Technology Core..................................................................9 hours

EDUC 5999................................................................................................. 0 hours

ITED 7200, ITED 7300, ITED 7400.........................................................         9 hours

Courses in Area of Specialization for Media Specialist....................... 12 hours

ITED 7201, ITED 7202, ITED 7203, CIED 7060

Guided Elective…………………………………………………….…...............  3 hours

Internship.  (ITED 7299).............................................................................  3 hours

 

Total Hours Required for Certification  ……………………………………….27 hours*

....................... *Contingent on results of transcript evaluation

 

Prior to recommendation for library media certification, applicant must pass GACE Content Assessment Test for Media Specialist and complete an approved program for recommendation for certification.