The certificate in Library Technology provides training for paraprofessionals entering the field and additional education for those already employed. Library technicians and library assistants work in all types of libraries and information centers, including public libraries, academic libraries, school libraries, and special libraries. Upon successful completion of the certificate program, graduates are prepared for all aspects of library work, including circulation, reference, and technical services, with emphasis on current and emergent technologies with a certificate in library technology.
With a certificate in Library Technology, graduates are also prepared for non-library jobs, those requiring information-related services and skills, including research, programming, internet, managerial, archival, information literacy, and more. The certificate includes a library internship whereby students can apply what they learn in the classroom to practical experience.