M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Special Education, Non-Licensure
The School of Education through Liberty University Online offers numerous graduate programs at the master’s level. The Master of Education will prepare you for leadership roles in Christian, public, and private school systems. Coursework provides focused training for candidates seeking a position as a K–12 educator or those wanting to further their education in preparation for the pursuit of an Education Specialist or Doctor of Education degree.
Along with core courses, specializations offer more specific knowledge in a particular area of interest.
Certain prerequisites may be required by Liberty University’s School of Education for those seeking to become candidates in the master’s program, specifically from candidates with a non-educational undergraduate background or those who meet the equivalent of an academic major in a liberal arts area.
- General Information
- Degree Completion Plan and Course Guides
- Admission: 3.0 GPA
- Graduation: 2.5 GPA
- Gate Information
- Gate 1: Program Acknowledgement
- Gate 2: Program Status Check
- Gate 3: Capstone Application
Framework and Dispositions
The mission of the School of Education at Liberty University is to develop competent professionals with a biblical worldview for Christian, public, and private schools.
The faculty of the School of Education has delineated the dispositions that must be observable in each candidate of our programs at all levels:
- Displays a sense of social responsibility
- Demonstrates commitment/work ethic
- Demonstrates reflective practice
- Displays personal integrity
- Displays professionalism
View the graduate transfer policies here.
The Gate system is designed as a set of checkpoints to ensure that candidates have completed the necessary requirements to successfully complete the program. The Gate system is an important part of maintaining a quality program as required by our licensing and accrediting bodies.
This program does not lead to state licensure or certification. Candidates in this program are not eligible to pursue a student teaching or internship semester.