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Libraries provide the space to engage the mind and explore the unknown. Learn how innovative technology is opening doors to endless resources. Become a part of this innovative profession by earning your master’s degree in Educational Technology Library Science. School librarians play a prominent role in media and technology initiatives. You’ll learn how technology redefines the library experience by opening doors to media and more. Explore current trends in how to integrate inquiry-based learning designs, games or simulations, and makerspaces. Upon completion, you’ll be certified to serve as a School Librarian or Library Media Specialist in the state of Texas. Discover how technology transforms the way we learn!

Where It Is Offered Commerce, Online

2 Years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery 100% Online
Total Credit Hours

36 Hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Education Technology:: School Librarian

Become a School Librarian

Earn your school librarian certification while completing your master’s degree. Offered both separately and as part of the Educational Technology Library Science program, you can complete your certification in as little as a year.

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SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A master’s DEGREE IN Educational Technology Library Science

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Master of Education/Master of Science in Educational Technology-Library Science (ETLS) :: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS

What you will learn

A master’s degree in Educational Technology Library Science will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Explore educational technology such as inquiry-based learning designs, makerspaces or games and simulations
  • Develop a portfolio and showcase your ability to design technology-supported learning experiences, communicate effectively using a variety of media, and apply principles of learner-centered librarianship
  • Learn the administrative principles needed to manage school libraries
  • Study the benefits and challenges that technology brings to the library classroom
  • Promote library accessibility for children and young adults
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Local school districts need well-educated librarians. Pursue your career goals by earning your master’s degree from A&M-Commerce. Our graduate program opens opportunities to make a difference in the community.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries


US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018

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Master of Education/Master of Science in Educational Technology-Library Science (ETLS) :: FEATURED COURSES

Featured Courses

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Master of Education/Master of Science in Educational Technology-Library Science (ETLS) :: Course Delivery and Resources

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Course Delivery

Our online master’s degree in Educational Technology Library Science is designed to meet the needs of current educators and working professionals. Offered fully online, you can earn your degree in as little as a year.

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Graduate Program Cost


Tuition and fees for graduate students taking nine credit hours are $3,594 for Texas residents and $6,897 for non-residents.

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Educational Technology Library Science :: Course Offerings

Course Offerings

Summer I

  • ETEC 524: Intro to Ed Tech
  • LIS 512: Reference

Summer II

  • LIS 524: Collection Development
  • LIS 527: Books for Children and Young Adults


  • LIS 515: Cataloging and Classification
  • ETEC 579 or ETEC 593


  • LIS 540: Library Administration
  • LIS 550: Practicum in a School Library

Summer I

  • ETEC 527: Web 2.0 Tools
  • ETEC 596: Capstone

Summer II

  • ETEC 562 or ETEC 528
  • OLT 595: Research Methods

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ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS International/Domestic Tabs


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Master of Education/Master of Science in Educational Technology-Library Science (ETLS) :: Program Admission Requirements


Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Your Path to Becoming a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

Submit your application through ApplyTexas.

  • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application.”
  • Select “Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”

  • Select “Educational Technology-Library Science, MS” or “Educational Technology-Library Science, MED” as your “Major.”
  • Pay the $50 application fee.

Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.

  • After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Step 2. Submit Documents

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Official Transcripts

Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to [email protected].

  • We recommend that you request transcripts for all of your academic work.

To be considered for admission you must have the following:

  • a minimum undergraduate overall GPA of 2.75 or 3.0 GPA on the last 60 hours
  • a master’s degree from a regionally accredited university with an overall GPA of 3.00
Postal Alternative

If your institution is unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

We will need official/original documents. If those documents are the only copies you have, the Graduate School can mail them back to you upon request. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Texas Teacher or Principal Certificate

Submit proof of a valid, current Texas Teacher or Principal Certificate.

Personal Statement

Describe your preparation for graduate work, your academic interests and goals in no more than 500 words.

Resume or CV

Submit a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) which includes your academic and professional history and achievements.

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 3. Apply for Financial Assistance

  • Apply for FAFSA and TAFSA financial aid through the state and federal governments during the admission application process. Use code 003565.
  • Apply for outside scholarships once you are admitted to A&M-Commerce.
  • Check your financial aid and scholarship info through myLeo > Student Resources > Financial Aid Information.

Step 4. Register for Classes

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist is here to help you complete registration.

Contact your graduate enrollment specialist if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

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Master of Education/Master of Science in Educational Technology-Library Science (ETLS) :: Program Admission Requirements International

The courses for this program are available only online (no face-to-face courses). This program is not available to international students.

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Master of Education/Master of Science in Educational Technology-Library Science (ETLS) :: RELATED DEGREE PROGRAMS

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