Old Dominion University

  • Are you interested in working as a school librarian?

    Would you like to earn a Master’s Degree in Education with School Library Endorsement?

    Join us for an ON-LINE Informational Webinar

    Sunday, February 26th 4:00 PM


    Did you know?

    • ODU’s School Library Program is 100% online and asynchronous with only 2 Face-to-Face requirements
    • Join a fast track that will allow you to begin May 2017, take no more than two courses at a time, and be eligible for hire as a school librarian in Fall 2018.
    • We offer teachers from MOU divisions a 25% discount on tuition (your division must verify employment).
    • With one more course, you could graduate with a Master’s Degree in Education as early as December 2018.

    A Preview of Our Master’s Degree with a Summer Start:

    Summer 2017

    LIBS 602 Production of Instructional Materials

    LIBS 642  Children’s Literature Across the Curriculum

    Fall 2017

    LIBS 608 Foundations in Library and Information Science

    LIBS 655 Methods and Strategies for the School Library (or other approved elective)

    Spring 2018

    LIBS 674 Management and Leadership in Library and Information Studies

    LIBS 676 Library Media Services and the Curriculum

    Summer 2018

    LIBS 658 Knowledge Resources: Planning, Selecting & Managing Collections

    LIBS 677 Knowledge Organization and Information Access

    Fall 2018

    LIBS 668 Internship (if hired, a mentorship on-the-job option)

    LIBS 612 Research in Library & Information Science

    If you are not currently licensed as a teacher, we offer a Master’s Degree with Initial Licensure in School Librarianship.  This includes 15 additional hours of professional education coursework.

    Contact libraryscience@odu.edu for more information.

    ODU Library Program Flyer

    Are you interested in earning your PK-12 Administration and Supervision licensure in Virginia and becoming an educational leader? The Educational Leadership Program at Old Dominion University offers a live, web-based program that provides an opportunity for outstanding educators to earn a Master’s or Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership and obtain PK-12 Administration and Supervision licensure in Virginia.
    Throughout the program students will engage in courses that offer practical, research based knowledge in the following areas: organizational leadership and management, leadership for organizational change and improvement, instructional practices for diverse learners, professional development for school improvement, data-informed decision-making, and curriculum leadership.
    Students are not required to attend class at the ODU campus. Rather, you can attend all courses from the convenience of your own home.

    Old Dominion University has partnered with VESi to provide online, self-paced, continuing education courses.
    Courses offered for 3 or 4.5 Continuing Education Units with fees of just $165.