- Fall: August 1
- Spring: January 1
- Summer: Rolling
There is no departmental assistantship consideration for this program.
- Transcripts from all schools attended
- Three letters of recommendation
- Official GRE scores
If the applicant has previously earned a Master's degree, the GRE requirement can be waived. Please contact the department regarding a waiver.
- Personal statement
The personal statement must be a one page single-spaced essay (12 size font) addressing the following: Thinking back on the school librarians you have encountered during your education how has the role of the school librarian changed? How do you see yourself as part of that change?
- Liberal Arts checklist
All school library applicants are required to complete at least one 3-credit college level course in the following Liberal Arts subjects with a grade of C or higher: Artistic Expression, Communication, Information Retrieval, Humanities, Language other than English, Mathematics, Natural Science, Historical and Social Science, and Written Analysis/Expression. Additional information can be found at the following link: http://eservices.nysed.gov/teach/certhelp/CertRequirementHelp.do.
*In light of the current situation, applications will be considered for review without GRE (or approved alternative) scores. Official admission will be contingent on the receipt of exams scores; however, we encourage all interested individuals still apply.
Available information for applicants.
This program requires an internship, field experience, study abroad component, or clinical experience requirement. Students who have previously been convicted of a felony are advised that their prior criminal history may impede their ability to complete the requirements of certain academic programs and/or to meet licensure requirements for certain professions. If applicants have concerns about this matter please contact the Dean’s Office of the intended academic program.