Library Media Specialist Add-on Endorsement
About the Program
UVA | Teacher Certification | Online – The University of Virginia’s College at Wise (UVa-Wise), in partnership with UVa’s Curry School of Education, will offer a Virginia Department of Education approved library media program leading to an add-on endorsement in Library Media PreK-12. The program consists of 15 undergraduate credits from UVa-Wise, plus an additional 12 graduate credits from the Curry School of Education (only 9 credit hours if the technology standards have been met). This program is designed for licensed teachers in Virginia who wish to add an endorsement as a school library media specialist. Qualified applicants will be admitted to the UVa-Wise endorsement program after review and approval of their credentials.
- Public or private school librarian
- Positions in public libraries
Cost & Financial Aid
UVa Tuition & Fees:
K-12 Educator Discount Rate – $335/credit hour, in-state; $750/credit hour, out-of-state, including fees
Non-K-12 Educator Online Tuition, (same in-state and out-of-state):
$535/credit hour including fees
UVa-Wise Tuition & Fees:
$225/credit hour, instate; $921/credit hour, out-of-state, including fees
Students may apply for federal financial aid through UVa-Wise. Learn more about federal aid programs, including applying using the FAFSA.
We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.
As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:
- Library collections and services
- Computer lab with printer/copier
- Student lounge with high-speed wireless Internet
- Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
- Free parking with a student parking pass
How to Apply
Contact Linda Linnartz for an application fee and for additional program information. The application includes 2 letters of recommendation, a statement of why the individual wants the endorsement, copies of transcripts and a copy of the student’s current Virginia teaching license.