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 School Librarian and Master Technology certifications from University of Houston-Clear Lake, you’ll become one of your school’s most dynamic educators building 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
The School Library and Information Science Program in UHCL’s College of Education
focuses on school librarianship. The program is designed for those with a passion
for 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 uses of resources;
and implementing and promoting school-wide literacy programs, all of which impact
student learning. Students completing this degree are eligible for certification as
school librarians and master technology teachers.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
New Degree Seeking - December 1
Priority* - January 14
Final and Session Start* - January 22
Summer 2019New Degree Seeking - May 1
Priority* - May 28
Final, Summer I* - June 10
Final, Summer II* - July 15
Fall 2019New Degree Seeking - August 1
Priority* - August 12
Final and Session Start* - August 26
*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 20
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
International freshmen applicants 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.