Master of Education in Teaching and Learning – General Education Online Degree Program

Master of Education - Teaching and Learning with a cognate in General Education

Admission Requirements  |  Program Format  |  Degree  Requirements  Potential Careers


The Online Masters in Education Teaching and Learning – General Education Helps You Diversify Your Teaching Tools

Liberty University's 100% online Master of Education in Teaching & Learning – General Education online degree program is designed for students who are interested in customizing their program to include academic courses focused on topics not covered by other areas of study in the online M.Ed. Degree, or to transfer to graduate education credit. Along with core education classes, you will be able to pursue courses involving a wide variety of educational subjects which cover leadership, administration, and education specializations. The M.Ed. General Education online degree program will culminate in the completion of a directed practicum, through which you will gain invaluable experience in the world of education.


Why Choose Liberty’s M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning General Education Degree Online Program?

Liberty’s M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning General Education degree can be completed 100% online so that you can meet both your educational and personal goals. Liberty University strives to produce educators and school leaders who model high academic, moral, and spiritual standards before their peers, and who are dedicated, educational leaders. Our Master in Education online programs is designed to prepare candidates for effective leadership in Christian, public, and private schools. As the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation and the largest university in Virginia, we strive to produce Christ-centered education professionals equipped with the ability to tackle a variety of subjects and learning styles. The faculty members you will learn from will provide valuable insights into a variety of topics and will mentor you through the program.

Please note that the M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning General Education degree online is a non-licensure track. Students can switch to a licensure M.Ed. or MAT program but must meet credit hour and GPA qualifications.


What Will You Learn in Your Online M.Ed. Teaching and Learning Degree Program?

In pursuit of your M.Ed. Teaching and Learning in Education degree online, you will study the differences between students, their motivations, and human development from childhood to adulthood, as well as the principles of teaching methodology for success in the classroom. Exploring measurement and evaluation methods to improve teaching strategies and understanding at-risk students will help develop your craft as an education provider. You will be prepared to meet the needs of children through comprehensive examinations on how to properly deal with characteristics of children with disabilities, documentation procedures, and legal issues.

You will also gain an understanding of how to evaluate educational trends, articulate your classroom philosophy, and practice intentionality through studying the historical development of education in America. Students will have the opportunity to complete a capstone course in which current issues in the field of education and case study will be applied to real-world settings. Our education degree seeks to enhance professional growth and development to create valuable leaders in the field.


Featured Courses


M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning – General Education Degree Program Highlights

  • By earning your General Education degree online degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • Students can complete this Education degree in under two years.

Accreditations and Awards

In addition to Liberty’s SACSCOC accreditation, Liberty’s School of Education has been accredited under NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education) standards through the CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation) Accreditation System.


Similar Online Degree Programs

Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) provides a path for students with an education background to advance their teaching skills as well as provides students wanting to move into a rewarding new career in teaching with the opportunity to seek the credentials for licensure. The online MAT degree pairs advanced learning theory with an evidence-based practical methodology to equip teachers to help children and young adults in their educational journey.

Masters in Higher Education - Educational Leadership

Liberty’s Master of Education in Higher Education – Educational Leadership will prepare you for effective leadership in post-secondary education settings. This degree will combine ethical perspective with accredited academics by giving you the opportunity to master skills in community relations, diverse education settings, and other areas of leadership.


Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

M.Ed. – General Education Degree Online Program Format

  • 100% online
  • 36 total credit hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and available.
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

M.Ed. – General Education Degree Information and Requirements

Apply Now Request Info

Potential Career Options with a Teaching and Learning Degree

After graduating from your Master of Education in Teaching & Learning - General Education degree, you will have the opportunity to pursue careers in numerous education settings, including:

  • Principal
  • Administrator
  • Teacher