Master’s in Education Administration and Supervision Prepare to Lead


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100% online,* 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

You’ve worked hard to earn your teaching license. You’ve spent countless hours in the classroom, from getting your bachelor’s degree to teaching your students. It’s time to turn your hard-earned license and experience into a new and higher-paying career in education.

Where exactly can a degree in school administration and supervision take you? Earning advanced licensure in education administration can help you pursue leadership roles in countless settings. Your degree can help you work in PreK-12 school districts, local government, hospitals, educational support services, and religious sectors.

The skill set you gain with this degree can be used in various management roles. From private schools to public schools to technical and trade schools, your path to career growth is endless. With so much variety, your degree can help open a new path for your career. From long hours in undergrad to late nights grading assignments, you’ve already proven yourself. Now it’s time to lead others and help them achieve more

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.

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

Please note:
Liberty’s master’s degree in administration and supervision is for licensed teachers seeking advanced licensure. If you do not have your initial teaching license, please see the Master of Arts in Teaching program.

If you wish to work in higher education administration, please see the Master of Education in Higher Education program.

Students enrolling in Educational Leadership programs after April 1, 2020, will not be eligible to receive Georgia Tier I or Tier II Educational Leadership Certification.

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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

Our online administration degree can help equip you to be a leader in education who models high standards before your peers. As a Christian university that strives to produce Champions for Christ, Liberty offers a master’s in administration and supervision that’s designed to prepare you for effective leadership across Christian, public, and private school settings.

But we understand that your commitment to your work can make it difficult to go back to school. At Liberty, we have been pioneering distance education for students like you since 1985. Our education degrees offer an online learning environment that is flexible and personal to each student. At just $415 a credit hour for full-time students, you can pursue an education career for less.

Not only that, but Liberty’s education administration degree also offers the following benefits:

  • Liberty University’s School of Education meets rigorous national standards for educator preparation set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
  • Liberty University’s M.Ed. is offered completely online.

Gain the credentials you need to advance your career and lead with confidence with Liberty’s online master’s in school administration degree. As part of your coursework in the online master’s in education leadership and administration, you will complete practicums and an internship in your area. Your courses can help add to your skill set and broaden your professional capacity in the field of education. Make a bigger impact on your students with Liberty’s online graduate degree in education.

Earning your degree at Liberty won’t just improve your leadership skills. Our online courses can help equip you to invest in the next generation of educational leaders. With administration courses in school improvement and community relations, you can improve your district for years to come.

Some of the other areas you’ll dive into in our online education administration degree include:

  • Advanced skills in community relations, school law, financial management, and administration
  • Educational research on human development, learning, and instructional knowledge and skills
  • How to interact with students from various backgrounds and personality types
  • Major problems and recent developments in school programs
  • Practical, real-world education situations
  • Principles of behavior management, curriculum development, and educational leadership
  • Problems in school administration and supervision
  • Teacher-learning process for learning theory, human development, motivation, and student differences

You are a key factor in your school’s success. Completing an online master’s in education administration can help you lead with confidence. In our courses, you’ll explore how your administrative position can be used to improve the education system in your school. With courses that promote research, education best practices, and Christian ethics, you can walk away prepared to meet the needs of your district.

With our online M.Ed. courses, you can learn more than just how to advance your career. You can learn how to make a lasting impact. And for an education leader like you, there will be nothing more rewarding than investing in the education of tomorrow.

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Graduate Education Full Time $415/Credit
Graduate Education Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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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.