Teacher Librarian


Teacher Librarian Program
31 Units

The Teacher Librarian program at the San José State University School of Information will prepare you for the next step in your teaching career as a library media specialist.

Specialized Skills for K – 12 Careers

Graduates of the Teacher Librarian program at the SJSU School of Information will emerge with a specialization in the functions and skills necessary for employment in K – 12 schools including collaboration, technology leadership, and program administration.

As a teacher librarian, you’ll be a teacher, a librarian, and an instructional partner.

“I am thankful to have found a program that has assisted me in developing my potential to become a strong and effective teacher-librarian.” – Marianne Gatto-McCann

Credential + MLIS Degree

Students in the Teacher Librarian program can pursue both their Teacher Librarian Services Credential and Master of Library and Information Science degree! Teacher librarianship is one of the exciting career pathways students can follow within the MLIS program, which is fully accredited by the American Library Association.

Approved Course Work

The Teacher Librarian program course work meets the requirements for the California Teacher Librarian Services Credential. 

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Community Profile

Teacher Librarian Gains Credential and Connections at the iSchool

Indira Chakrabarti

“I think that being at SJSU has made me more open minded about all the things technology is allowing us to do. I also enjoy having the freedom to work at my own pace in my own time. I think that has been really convenient and helpful as a working professional.”

Indira Chakrabarti
Teacher Librarian
Union City, CA


5 Benefits of Our School’s Fully Online Delivery Model

1. Course work and instruction are designed for online learning. Our instructors are experts in online teaching and only teach online courses.

2. Technology is at the forefront of everything we do, with dedicated resources to support adoption of new technologies that advance our online learning environment.