Online Master’s in Education (MEd) Empowering Educators for Tomorrow

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100% online,* 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total


Influencing the next generation of students is a big responsibility. Maybe that’s why you are considering a master’s degree — to gain the skills and confidence you need to meet your personal and professional goals. Pursuing an online Master of Education (MEd) with us can help you gain valuable teaching and leadership tools that can be used to impact your elementary, secondary, or higher education classroom.

  • Liberty University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). 
  • Our online education master’s programs can prepare you for careers in teaching and leadership in school settings. We offer both licensure and non-licensure tracks in education to help you meet your teaching requirements.
  • Our School of Education is committed to providing quality education based on the principles of God’s Word. You can learn to be a positive influence in the lives of young people in your school and community and make an impact for Christ!

*Some exclusions apply. Please refer to our exclusions page for more information.


Looking for a degree that leads to licensure?

Many of Liberty’s online master’s in education degrees are available for advanced or add-on licensure in Virginia. Upon successful completion of Liberty University’s Virginia state-approved add-on or advanced licensure MEd programs, you may apply for your teaching license in another state through reciprocity, which may or may not result in additional requirements based on your state’s Department of Education regulations.



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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Many of Liberty University’s online master’s in education degrees are available for advanced or add-on licensure in Virginia. Those seeking advanced or add-on licensure must complete a 3-credit-hour internship or practicum as part of the Master of Education online degree. 

Upon successful completion of Liberty’s Virginia state-approved add-on or advanced licensure MEd programs, you may apply for your teaching license in another state through reciprocity, which may or may not result in additional requirements based on your state’s Department of Education regulations.

Note: This information is for our M.Ed. programs that provide add-on or advanced licensure only. In order to pursue our licensure specializations, students must already hold an initial teaching license.


  • Assistant principal
  • Curriculum instructor
  • Daycare director
  • Education policymaker
  • Gifted curriculum director
  • Gifted education teacher
  • Math specialist
  • Math tutor
  • Principal
  • Reading specialist

If you are a full-time, licensed teacher looking for ways to grow in your expertise, an online master’s degree in education with advanced licensure can help!


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Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.


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 the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Military

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service 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)

*Not applicable to certificates.