Online Master’s in History Education Shape the Future by Teaching the Past


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Are you passionate about history and educating young people? Liberty University’s online Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction – History degree can help prepare you to construct effective curricula and teach at all educational levels.

Teaching students about historical contexts is important and aids in helping them be successful members of society. Our M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – History program can help prepare you with the skills necessary to teach world history, American history, and European history. Our online degree format allows you to earn your degree from the comfort of home, so you can still dedicate time to work and family.

Please note: The curriculum and instruction history online degree specialization is a non-licensure track.

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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

At Liberty University, our mission is to Train Champions for Christ. In keeping with this mission, our School of Education combines a Christian perspective with accredited programs and degrees. Our education students have the opportunity to receive valuable experiences and knowledge that can help them have a positive impact on the lives of others.

This program explores essential skills that can help you step into leadership roles and succeed as a teacher. You can gain a firm understanding of the world and the complex issues of the past that contribute to today’s society. Our online graduate history courses for teachers can help improve your knowledge of effective teaching methods and strengthen your skills as an educator.

Our goal is to produce educators and school leaders who model high academic, moral, and spiritual standards before their peers. Our master’s in history education degree follows this standard by helping to prepare candidates for effective leadership in Christian, public, and private schools. The M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – History program is offered 100% online for your convenience. You will not need to relocate or take time off work to attend on-campus classes!

Liberty’s Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction – History online degree program features the foundational principles of education and curriculum as well as specialized knowledge in history instruction. An overview of the teaching and learning process is explored in relation to learning theory, individual differences, motivation, exceptionality, and teaching methodology. Research on human development, data collection and assessment, and application of analysis in school settings can help prepare you to understand and meet the needs of all learning styles.

The courses in our online curriculum and instruction degree will provide a comprehensive examination of the political, economic, religious, cultural, and military factors that influenced significant historical events. This multifaceted view can help you discover how all history is interconnected and give you the tools you need to communicate that complexity to your students.

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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.