History/School Librarianship, BA/MS

Are you a history enthusiast with a passion for education? Our combined degree program offers history students the unique opportunity to enhance their undergraduate studies with specialized graduate coursework in School Librarianship. This comprehensive program equips you with the knowledge and skills required to obtain state-certified K-12 teacher librarian credentials, enabling you to embark on a rewarding career as a K-12 teacher librarian in a school library setting.

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Why History and School Librarianship at UB?

The features of our program include:

  • complete a bachelor's and master's degree in five years rather than the traditional six and save valuable time and money
  • with a shortage of school librarians, there's a high likelihood of immediate employment upon graduation; you'll be well-prepared to step into this fulfilling career and contribute to the educational success of K–12 students
  • accreditation by the American Library Association, which makes your degree more valuable

Program Overview

Academic credential granted Bachelor of Arts (BA) and a Master of Science (MS)
Credits required for completion 140
Time to completion 5 years or 10 full-time semesters
Course delivery On campus, online
Careers K–12 school librarian
Application deadline Early action deadline: Nov. 15
Scholarship consideration: Dec. 8
Regular decision: Feb. 1

Students can continue to submit an application for fall consideration until capacity is reached.
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