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B.S.ED in Library Science


Start at Clarion and Stay at Clarion!

Clarion University has offered undergraduate library science education since 1937, and since the Department of Library Science offers an ALA-accredited master's degree, qualified students may progress from a bachelors degree to a master's degree without changing universities.

The Bachelor of Science degree in education with a major in library science is a 120-credit major that prepares students students for Pennsylvania school library certification for grades K-12. The program emphasizes field experiences and the use of advanced information technology. The teaching certificate that students earn through this program is also valid in many other states.


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