Certification Levels Effective October 1, 2009

Level 1 certification qualifications: 
(a) A master's degree or its equivalent from a library school accredited by the American library association.
(b) Four years of full-time employment, or an equivalent time period, consisting of paid professional library work experience in a library approved by the department following the completion of educational requirements.

Level 2 certification qualifications: 
A master's degree or its equivalent from a library school accredited by the American library association.

Level 3 certification qualifications: 
(a) A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
(b) Completion of the Beginning Workshop offered by the library of Michigan.

Level 4 certification qualifications: 
(a) A high school diploma or its equivalent.
(b) Completion of the Beginning Workshop offered by the library of Michigan.
(c) One year of full-time employment or its equivalent consisting of library work experience following the completion of educational requirements.