Youth Services Specialist Certificate


Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Master's degree
Certificate Type: Graduate Certificate
Number of Credits to Completion: 15.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion 3 years
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible

Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 25.9999
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 25-4021

NOTE:  Effective Fall 2017, students are no longer being accepted into the Youth Services Specialist certificate program.

This certificate is designed for professionals already holding a master's degree from an ALA-accredited program or a graduate degree closely related to this specialization. This program meets the interests of students planning public library careers with a focus on youth populations.

The program must be completed within five years.

Additional Information

For more information about this certificate program, please visit the College of Computing & Informatics' website.

Required Courses
INFO 650Public Library Service3.0
INFO 683Resources for Children3.0
INFO 684Resources for Young Adults3.0
Select two of the following:6.0
Library Programming
Introduction to Web Design for Information Organizations
Collection Management
Instructional Role for the Information Specialist
Total Credits15.0

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