Fall Semester June 15
Spring Semester November 15
Summer Semester Contact LME Program Representative
Admission to the Master of Science in LME program requires a minimum GAP score (undergraduate GPA X GRE-Verbal + GRE-Quantitative score) of 600 or higher and 139 minimum scores on both the Verbal and Quantitative sections. *GRE Analytical Writing score of 3.5 or higher
Students seeking initial certification as school librarians, who do not hold any other teacher certification must make application to and be accepted into Professional Education at WKU. Please contact Stephanie Wimsatt in the School of Teacher Education. General information can be found on the Office of Teacher Services website.
Exemptions: GAP and GRE requirements may be waived for any student who has successfully completed a previous master’s or higher degree from an accredited institution.
Alternate Admission: Students who have met minimum GRE requirements and have a writing score between 3.0 and 3.5 may seek alternate admission. Students must contact a member of LME faculty for information on documentation and procedure required under the alternate admissions policy.
Non-Degree Seeking Status: Applicants may enroll as non-degree seeking students in a maximum of 12 semester hours while awaiting approval for admission to the program pending completion of their admissions packets. No more than 12 hours of graduate coursework taken as a non-degree seeking student at WKU can be used to fulfill program and research tool requirements for the MS degree.
All applicants enrolled as non-degree seeking students must contact a member of the LME faculty for advisement prior to enrolling in any graduate courses.
How to Apply: Students interested in the MS LME program must complete an online application with WKU Graduate Studies. Follow these instructions to complete the application correctly:
On the Online Application form select "New" application and complete the information required. When you reach the Planned Course of Study page follow these steps depending on your interest area:
1. MS LME Degree (083): Select "Masters" and "Library Media Education" if you are interested in the M.S. LME. Select Educational Technology "LMET" or Library Media Education "LMLM" as your concentration depending on your interest
Remember: The Library Media Education Program is the certification program for school librarians. The Educational Technology program provides the Instructional Computer Technology Endorsement along with the master's degree.
2. Rank I LME program (0429): Select "Rank I" and "Library Media Ed"
Remember: This program is for students who hold a master's degree with ICT Endorsement, or a master's degree in Library Science, Library Media Education or Educational Technology. Students who do not meet this requirement are not eligible for this program!
3. Instructional Computer Technology Endorsement (KCT): Select "Certification" and "Certification Only - Tchr Ed" and then "Kentucky Computer Technology"
Remember: 4. This is for students seeking ONLY the ICT Endorsement with no other degree or Rank program.
4. Educational Technology Certificate : Select "Certificate" and "Educational Technology"