Ashford University

BA in Library Science and Media

Do you love researching, reading, and soaking in new information? If so, consider earning your online Bachelor of Arts in Library Science and Media from Ashford University. The program will teach you the ins and outs of technology and instructional delivery.

The field of library science has changed in the last decade with advancements in technology and the Internet. This field will continue to grow due to the increase in online resources, virtual libraries, and online schools. Technology in education, information retention and discovery are the pillars of the online Library Science degree at Ashford. Graduates can pursue jobs that include: learning and development specialist, archivist, curator, K-12 librarian (may need a master's degree or licensure program), library aid, school media specialist, virtual reference specialist, and an education salesperson.

Certification and Licensure Terms and Conditions

Successful completion of this program by itself does not lead to licensure or certification in any state, regardless of concentration or specialization. Further, Ashford University does not guarantee that any professional organization will accept a graduate's application to sit for any exam for the purpose of professional certification. Students seeking licensure or certification in a particular profession are strongly encouraged to carefully research the requirements prior to enrollment. Requirements may vary by state. Further, a criminal record may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure, certification, or employment in this field of study.

Ashford University does not currently accept student in Arkansas, Kentucky, or Minnesota.

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Degree Category: Education & Teaching > Library Science > Bachelor's
Degree Subject: Library Science Degree
Degree Level: Bachelor's