M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – Elementary Ed Teach the Next Generation


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Liberty University’s 100% online Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction – Elementary Education is designed for individuals who are interested in teaching elementary education, but not pursuing teacher licensure. With core courses in curriculum development, you can learn how to teach math, natural sciences, language acquisition, and reading skills to elementary school students.

This online elementary education master’s degree program offers education professionals the opportunity to earn a non-licensure credential that is suitable for career advancement. The M.Ed. in elementary education is designed to prepare teachers for a variety of classroom experiences. Learn about education fundamentals, proven instructional methods, strategies for teaching social sciences, and more with our M.Ed. in elementary education! If you are a kindergarten or elementary school teacher in search of a graduate program that will help you teach young children, this degree may be for you.

Please note that the online elementary education degree is a non-licensure track. Students can switch to an M.Ed. that leads to licensure or a Master of Arts in Teaching program but must meet credit hour and GPA qualifications.

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Our non-licensure master’s in elementary education online degree strives to produce educators and school leaders who have high academic, moral, and spiritual standards.

With this goal in mind, Liberty’s master’s in elementary education degree is designed to prepare candidates like you for effective leadership in Christian, public, and private schools. Our School of Education faculty members provide valuable and insightful perspectives on the content they teach. You will have the opportunity to ask our faculty questions or present concerns regarding your courses.

We don’t just train educators — we train educators who want to make a positive impact on the next generation. We want to help you reach your goals, so we’re making our master’s degree more affordable. With a full-time tuition rate of $415 per credit hour for our online education degree, you can broaden your professional capacity and make a bigger impact on your students while saving time and money.

You can also complete this degree on your own schedule. Our fully online courses allow you to earn your graduate degree without sacrificing your church, home, or work life. As a pioneer in distance education, Liberty University is committed to providing you with a world-class education, wherever you may live.

With an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – Elementary Education degree, you can develop a balance of theoretical and practical training needed for real-world contexts. You will be able to explore the teaching-learning process, individual differences, motivation, exceptionality, and teaching methodologies. Your courses can also prepare you to meet the needs of a variety of learning styles through in-depth research on human development, data collection and assessment, and application of research in school settings.

Our elementary education degree also covers topics in reading competency development and the proper use of educational technology in advancing teaching methods. Additionally, the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – Elementary Education degree provides a comprehensive study of the American educational system and the emergence of the Christian School Movement. Your courses will review appropriate assessment and elementary curriculum development techniques, specifically in the topics of teaching science and social studies.

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  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
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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.