MEd Curriculum And Instruction Elementary Ed Online Degree Programs
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8-Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 50% can be transferred
Next Start Date
Aug 27, 2018

Make a Positive Impact on Future Generations by Earning an Online Elementary Education Degree at Liberty University!

Liberty University’s 100% online Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction with a specialization in Elementary Education is designed for individuals interested in teaching elementary education, but not necessarily seeking licensure. With core courses covering curriculum development and understanding behaviors, you will also learn how to teach math, natural sciences, language acquisition, and reading skills. The online Elementary Education degree program will culminate in the completion of a directed practicum, through which you will gain invaluable experience in the world of education.

Why Choose Liberty’s Online Elementary Education Degree Program?

Our M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – Elementary Education online degree strives to produce educators and school leaders who model high academic, moral, and spiritual standards before their peers, and who have dedicated their lives to educational leadership. Concurrent with this goal, the Master’s in Elementary Education degree offered through the Liberty University School of Education is designed to prepare candidates for effective leadership in Christian, public, and private schools. The faculty members who provide instruction within our Elementary Education degree give valuable and insightful perspectives on the content learned as well as the availability to ask questions or present concerns regarding your educational courses.

We don’t just train educators — we train educators who want to make a positive impact on the next generation. It’s who you are and who you aspire to become.  We want to help you reach your goals, so we’re making a master’s degree more affordable. You can add to your skillset, broaden your professional capacity, and make a bigger impact on your students with an online graduate degree in education from Liberty University.

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Program Highlights
Degree Information
Military Benefits
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

Elementary Education Degree Program Highlights

  • By earning your online M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction online Elementary Education degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’re actually lowering our tuition to $415 per credit hour for our Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education programs for the 2018-19 academic year. These specially priced M.A.T. and M.Ed. programs will help you expand your potential both in and out of the classroom.

  • Students can complete this M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction online Elementary Education degree program in under two years.

Elementary Education Degree Information and Requirements

  • This program falls under the School of Education.
  • Download and review the Degree Completion Plan for this program.
  • View the M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction online Elementary Education degree Course Syllabi. (login required)
  • Licensure is not available.
  • The School of Education is accredited by NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education) through CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation) as an Educator Preparation Provider (EPP)

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Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Potential Elementary Education Career Options

After completion of your M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction online Elementary Education degree, you will be able to pursue a career as an Elementary School Teacher.

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 the Master of Arts in Teaching program but must meet credit hour and GPA qualifications.

Admission Requirements for the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – Elementary Education

A regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information.

All Applicants Must Submit the Following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts; if not available, submit a transcript request form.
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.