Library Media Specialist Certificate - Missouri Baptist University (Mobap)

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Program Level
  • Certificate
Degrees Offered

Certificate in Library Media Specialist

  • Traditional
  • College of Education
  • School of Teacher Education

Students pursuing Library Media Specialist Stand-Alone certification must pass the Missouri Content Assessment (MoCA) 042 Library Media Specialist and achieve a passing composite score on the Missouri Educator Evaluation System (MEES) summative evaluation to be eligible for certification. Candidates may pursue this in conjunction with the Master of Arts in Teaching if they are pursuing initial certification as a library media specialist. Candidates must also satisfy the following professional requirements and field experience core in addition to the Library Media Specialist Core in order to be eligible for their initial professional certificate (IPC) from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE):

Professional Requirements

32 hours (includes 6 hours applicable toward MAT core + 9 hours applicable toward MAT electives)

Field Experience Core

14 hours (includes 12 hours applicable toward MAT electives)

View the MBU Graduate Bulletin for more information.