Promote Student Literacy. Inspire Students to Read
School librarians create a vibrant culture of literacy by teaching critical skills young people need to evaluate and manage information while using innovative technology to share ideas. With a Master of Science in School Library and Information Science with a School Librarian standard certificate from University of Houston-Clear Lake, you’ll become one of your school’s most dynamic educators who will build on the traditional role of nurturing a love for reading, while developing high-quality collections to support the school curriculum and meet student-reading preferences.
Become a Leader in the Information Age
UHCL’s Library Science Program focuses on school librarianship, as nationally-recognized,
award-winning school library faculty teach both face-to-face and online courses. This
program is designed for passionate people who want to impact student learning by:
- Leading elementary, middle, or high school teachers in the integration of technology;
- Collaborating with teachers to develop lessons in all curricular areas;
- Helping students become information-literate;
- Teaching students about the ethical use of resources; and
- Implementing and promoting school-wide literacy programs, all of which impact student learning.
This degree and certification will prepare you to:
- Analyze and identify the needs of diverse communities of users;
- Assist and educate users to resources;
- Develop and manage collections of information resources;
- Deploy information technologies in effective and innovative ways; and
- Effectively evaluate and use research.
UHCL’s College of Education would love to have you join us. Find out today what it takes to apply.
Ready to learn about the classes you need to take to earn your degree from the College
of Education at University of Houston-Clear Lake? Find out all you need to know about
the required course work, complete with options for electives.
Ready to learn about the classes you need to take to earn your degree from the College of Education at University of Houston-Clear Lake? Find out all you need to know about the required course work, complete with options for electives.
Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
New Degree Seeking - December 1
Priority* - January 4
Final* and Session Start - January 16
New Degree Seeking - May 1 (Some programs may not apply)
New Degree Seeking - August 1
Priority* - August 13
Final* and Session Start - August 27
*Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate Students applicants who apply after the priority deadline can expect to go through late registration. $50 late registration fee will be assessed.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 1
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester
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Accreditations and Distinctions
UHCL’s College of Education graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation for both initial teacher preparation and advanced educator preparation. We’re one of only 14 educator preparation programs in Texas to hold this accreditation. The College of Education is also accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency and holds accreditations from a number of organizations for individual specializations and certification programs.
We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.