Transfer Policy for Master of Arts in Teaching

Transfer Policy - Master of Arts in Teaching

General Transfer Policies

  • Regionally or Nationally Accredited Institution, approved through the Department of Education
  • Grade of B or higher
  • 80% course equivalency
  • At least 3 semester hours (4.5 quarter hours) per course
  • Taken from a graduate program in a closely related field
  • Credit will not be awarded for life experience or continuing education workshops

Degree-Specific Transfer Policies

  • Credit limit of 6 hours
  • Course limit of 5 years of age


Note: This is determined at the time of transcript receipt at Liberty. If the master’s degree is completed at the transfer institution after transcript receipt at Liberty, then please check with your state board from which you will be seeking licensure.

The following courses are non-transferable:

  • EDUC 504 (Historical & Philosophical Foundations of Education)
  • EDUC 536 (Secondary Instructional Procedures Practicum)
  • EDUC 554 (Reading & Language Acquisition)
  • EDUC 590/591/592/593 (Student Teaching)
  • EDUC 622 (Educational Assessment & Intervention)
  • EDUC 623 (Principles of Behavior Management)
  • EDUC 625 (Content Instructional Procedures)
  • EDUC 632 (Language Acquisition and Instruction)
  • EDUC 673 (Curriculum & Methods for the Middle School)