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Why study School Library Media online through OSU?

The master’s degree in Educational Technology, option in School Library Media is designed for P-12 educators who have a current teaching certificate and want to become certified school librarians and technology integration specialists. The program leads to advanced certification as a school library media specialist in Oklahoma and is accredited by the Office of Education Quality and Accountability (OEQA) through the American Library Association (ALA) and the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).


This 100 percent online program is delivered through Canvas, OSU’s online learning platform. Students take a combination of 4-, 8- or 16-week courses and complete their degree in 18 to 24 months. Convenient course scheduling provides maximum flexibility for working professionals. 



The program requires 36 hours of coursework, including:

  • Selection & Organization of Educational Resources
  • Administration of School Library & Technology Programs
  • Literature for Children, Adolescents & Adults
  • Teaching Reading through Literature
  • Advanced Computer Applications in Education
  • Foundations of Educational Technology
  • Library Networks & Databases
  • Introduction to Instructional Design
  • Research Design & Methodology
  • Digital Media Production
  • Digital Games & Simulations
  • Creativity & Innovation in Educational Technology

Course information

Already have a master's degree? Learn about our School Library Certification.

PhD in Learning, Design and Technology also available



Shelved booksApplications are accepted on a rolling basis. Students are encouraged to submit application materials at least six weeks prior to the start of the semester.


To apply to the Educational Technology - option in School Library Media, MS program, complete the following: 

  • Graduate College application
  • Transcripts from all previously attended institutions (3.0 minimum undergraduate GPA required)
  • Current teaching certificate 
  • Current resume/vita
  • Statement of professional goals
  • Three letters of recommendation 



Students enrolled in the Educational Technology, option in School Library Media master's program will complete 36 credit hours during the course of their studies. Cost estimates below are calculated based on 2022-2023 rates. Additional cost details and OSU’s tuition and fee estimator are available on the Bursar website.

2022-2023 Estimated Cost
  Resident Non-Resident
Total cost per credit hour 442.35 572.55
Total cost per 3-credit hour course 1,327.05 1,717.65
Total program cost based on 36 hours 15,924.60 20,611.80

* This is only an estimate of cost, based on currently approved 2022-2023 rates. Cost estimates do not include textbooks, exams, or course expenses, nor do they factor in individual transfer credits or scholarship information. Cost will vary if not enrolled in a fully online degree program. Active-duty military may qualify for resident tuition rate. Tuition and fees are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Full disclaimer



Scholarships and Financial Aid

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