Master’s in General Education Degree Online (M.Ed.) Plant Seeds of Knowledge & Watch Them Grow


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Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Are you an education professional seeking a customizable master’s degree? If so, Liberty’s Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction – General Education degree is for you!

This online M.Ed. program allows you to mix and match courses to fit your career goals. With this flexible format, you can develop a diverse set of skills that can help you thrive in various education settings. And, since there are no set cognate courses, you can potentially transfer in outside credits as electives — allowing you to finish your degree faster!

Our School of Education seeks to prepare students like you for effective leadership in public and private schools. In this program, you’ll explore advanced topics in curriculum development and instructional strategies. This degree can help you prepare to effectively serve your students and meet their unique needs.

Please note: The M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – General Education degree is a non-licensure program. Students can switch to the licensure-track Master of Arts in Teaching program but must meet credit hour and GPA qualifications.

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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

Are you worried that school will get in the way of your other commitments and priorities? If so, we have just what you need. Our master’s in general education courses are available 100% online, with no set login times. You can earn your degree from anywhere in the world, without needing to relocate to take classes on campus!

At Liberty, you’ll learn from the best. Our faculty have years of experience working as teachers, professors, and school administrators. With their guidance, you can develop practical skills that can help boost your marketability.

Liberty strives to equip educators and school leaders who model high academic, moral, and spiritual standards before their peers. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ. At Liberty, you won’t just get a degree — you’ll be equipped to live out biblical ethics in your education career.

We don’t just train educators — we train educators who want to make a positive impact on the next generation. It’s about who you are and who you aspire to become. You can add to your skill set, broaden your professional capacity, and make a bigger impact on your students with a general education master’s degree from Liberty University.

In this program, you’ll complete a set of core education courses. You’ll also be able to combine classes from different areas of study, such as special education, English, history, elementary education, leadership, or urban education. With our online college general education courses, you can tailor your degree to match your interests and career goals.

Learn how to implement curriculum changes that promote student achievement. Within your core courses, you’ll study topics like behavior management, educational research, and the historical development of education in America. You’ll also develop your own classroom philosophy and explore the moral purpose of education.

The education field is always changing — so it’s vital that you stay up-to-date with the latest trends and developments. Our courses explore best practices for implementing technology in the classroom. You will also complete case studies that promote professional growth and development. Most importantly, you’ll learn how to develop curriculum and instruction strategies that help students thrive.

Partner with us and prepare to lead with excellence in your school.

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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 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.