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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 program was ranked as the #3 Best Online Master's in Educational Technology by


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 



Oklahoma State University offers an affordable single rate for graduate students in online degree and certificate programs.

Cost details for in-state, online graduate students
Cost details for out-of-state online graduate students



Scholarships and Financial Aid

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