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M.Ed. in Higher Education: Educational Leadership

Higher Education - Educational Leadership


The School of Education through Liberty University Online offers numerous graduate programs at the master’s level. The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Higher Education is designed to prepare students for effective leadership in post-secondary education settings.

This degree will equip students with the capability to understand the many operational facets of higher education, including social, economic, and policy-related implications.


  • Admission: 3.0 GPA
  • Graduation: 2.5 GPA

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, and
  • Displays professionalism.

Program of Study (DCP)

Transfer Credit

Candidates may request to transfer up to 12 graduate credit hours into the M.Ed. program. Capstones, intensives, and most courses that require field experience are not eligible to be transferred. Courses must not be older than 5 years.

Licensure Information

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.