Education Specialist (Ed.S.)

Next Acceptance Deadline

Feb 28, 2018

Admission Requirements

  1. Apply online or call an Admissions Counselor at (800) 424-9596.
  2. A non-refundable, non-transferable $50 application fee will be posted on the current application upon enrollment (waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required).
  3. Official college transcripts (sealed, unopened copy).
  4. Master’s degree with a 3.0 GPA from an institution that is accredited by an agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or an approved alternate test of English proficiency: International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or the International Test of English Proficiency (iTEP). Applicants must earn a score of 80 on the Internet-based TOEFL, a 3.9 on the iTEP, a 6.5 on the IELTS, or an equivalent score on an approved alternate test for all graduate degree programs.  Applicants who have an earned degree from a college or university in the U.S. or other English-speaking country or school may have the TOEFL requirement waived by the Office of Graduate Admissions. Alternatively, applicants who successfully complete the levels of English-Second-Language (ESL) instruction indicated below at one of two schools will have the TOEFL requirement waived.  Students will have their application held until transcripts from one of the below schools are received.
  • Level 6: Language Consultants International (LCI) www.englishlci.edu
  • LEVEL 109: ELS Educational Services (ELS) www.els.edu
     

Please note: Guidelines are subject to change in federal or state regulations for the licensure of school personnel.


Preliminary Acceptance

If you are sending in a preliminary transcript for acceptance, you must:

  • Be in your final term and planning to start your post-doctoral degree after the last day of class for your master's degree.
  • Submit a transcript to confirm that you are in your final term.
  • Send in an additional, final official transcript with a conferral date on it by the end of your first semester of enrollment.

Official College Transcript Policy

An acceptable official college transcript must be issued directly from the institution in a sealed envelope with a signature across the back. If you have one in your possession, it must meet the same requirements.


Contact Information

Call
(800) 424-9596

Fax
(888) 301-3577

Email
luograd@liberty.edu

Mail
Liberty University Online Admissions Verification
1971 University Blvd.
Lynchburg, VA 24515

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