Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Administration and Supervision – Educational Leadership
Lead at the Highest Levels of Education with an Online Ed.D. in Administration and Supervision – Educational Leadership
You may already know the best ways to engage students as a teacher, but it takes specialized skills and training to manage large-scale educational organizations as an administrator. Liberty’s online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Administration and Supervision – Educational Leadership degree is designed to build on your education expertise to help equip you for high-level leadership roles.
By earning your Ed.D. online at Liberty, you can engage with advanced research and educational strategies while taking advantage of our flexible online format. Additionally, you can pursue advanced licensure in educational administration and supervision so that you can demonstrate your experience to the education community.* Prepare to create positive change in your school district with Liberty’s online Ed.D. in Administration and Supervision – Educational Leadership.
*Upon successful completion of Liberty University’s Virginia state-approved administration and supervision program, you may apply for your license in another state through reciprocity, which may or may not result in additional requirements based on your state’s Department of Education regulations.
Please note: Students enrolling in Educational Leadership programs are not eligible to receive Georgia Tier I or Tier II Educational Leadership Certification.
What Will You Learn in Our Administration and Supervision Ed.D. Degree?
- Applications of technology to education
- Educational law and policies
- Leadership in educational organizations
- Research concepts and methodology
Our Ed.D. in Administration and Supervision – Educational Leadership can help you gain the skills and tools you need to understand and address current issues in education. You’ll learn how to apply the latest research and learning theories to solve real-world problems, so you can create a better learning environment for your students. With mentorship from our experienced faculty, you can also learn how to conduct valuable research that can build toward your final capstone project.
In addition to receiving rigorous instruction through our online learning platform, you’ll have the opportunity to complete 2 practicum courses and a full-semester internship. These field experience placements can help you meet the requirements for advanced licensure in administration and supervision, so you can prepare to take on high-level leadership roles. With the educational leadership specialization, you can hone your leadership skills and learn how to best serve your students and school.
Potential Careers with an Ed.D. in Administration and Supervision – Educational Leadership Degree
- Curriculum specialist
- Instructional supervisor
- K-12 school administrator
- School district leader
- School principal/assistant principal
- School superintendent
Through this program, you can develop the skills and knowledge needed to work in private or public schools, third-party curriculum development or learning tool development companies, and other education-related settings.
Highlights of Our Ed.D. in Administration and Supervision – Educational Leadership Degree
As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.
Here’s what sets us apart:
- We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among Niche.com’s top 10 online schools in America. Earning your online Ed.D. in Administration and Supervision degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
- Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 6 years — and counting.
- Our administration and supervision Ed.D. degree is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) — so you can pursue your degree with confidence.
- This program can help you meet the requirements for advanced licensure in administration and supervision, so you can pursue a career as a principal or superintendent, among other administrative roles.
Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:
- Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
- Reserve/National Guard
- Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
- Current Department of Defense employees
We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education by offering you the following benefits:
- Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
- Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
- 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Aug 23, 2021
NCATE through CAEP
Experience That Matters to You
As an accredited Christian college with a 7,000-acre campus in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.
At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 30+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.
And what’s that?
- Academic Quality
These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.
We are widely recognized as a top university for affordability, accessibility, and academic quality.
Why Choose Liberty University?
Enjoy Flexible Courses
Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!
* excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs
Maximize Your Time
Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s, postgraduate, or doctoral degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.
Grow in Your Faith
All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective, and our faculty see themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.
Access Academic Support
Throughout your educational journey, you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.
At Liberty, we believe in putting a world-class Christian education within reach — so our tuition rates have been frozen for 6 years and counting!
As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.
While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university and has not increased tuition for 6 straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.
For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is a valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.
87% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid. Virginia residents may qualify for additional aid — learn more!
Corporate Tuition Assistance
Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you pay only a portion of your balance up front. You submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay the remaining balance for your classes.
Qualified military service members, veterans, and their spouses can receive up to 55% off their tuition rate for eligible programs!
Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.