Lead Your School to Success with an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – Leadership Craft A Leadership Legacy in Education


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When you think of leadership within a school there are many roles that you might take on. If you aspire to be a principal or school administrator, then our M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – Leadership degree can help prepare you for effective supervision and leadership in public, private, and alternative schools. This degree combines an ethical, Christian perspective with quality academics to create the opportunity to master skills in community relations, diverse education settings, and other areas of leadership.

Our leadership-focused M.Ed. degree will help you gain skills that will be effective in the classroom and school administration. Liberty University’s curriculum and instruction master’s program will teach you the skills you need to manage behavior in classrooms and school-wide for success at all levels.

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  • 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

As one of the largest private, nonprofit universities in the nation, Liberty University strives to produce educators and school leaders who model high academic, moral, and spiritual standards before their peers. Through this degree in educational leadership, you will gain the opportunity to increase your knowledge base and a new perspective of using your leadership abilities in and out of the classroom.

Also, Liberty University’s master’s in education leadership and management is provided in a 100% online format, so you can manage your family, workplace, and community responsibilities without having to come to our Virginia campus. We want to partner with you to help propel your career forward and make a difference in education.

With our mission to Train Champions for Christ, we’ve designed an instructional leadership master’s degree that can prepare you to meet the needs of exceptional children as well as improve curriculum development in private, public, and Christian schools.

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 by providing a master’s degree that’s more affordable. At just $415 a credit hour for full-time students, you can pursue a teaching career for less.

Throughout Liberty University’s online master’s in education program, you can learn about educational technology, supervision skills and techniques, learning theory, and current issues facing today’s education policies. By developing an understanding of individual differences, motivation factors, human development, exceptionality, and teaching methodology, you can become more perceptive to the needs of your classroom.

Additionally, all of your curriculum and instruction courses will be taught from a Christian worldview to provide context for biblical leadership. You will also receive an overview of human development, data collection, assessment, and research that will strengthen your education skills.

Your course in educational technology will train you on how to effectively use new and developing technology for online learning, building effective teams, and increasing effectiveness in communication. Your M.Ed. degree will also focus on supervision and curriculum leadership relevant to positions like curriculum directors, various supervision roles, and department heads.

Just as technology is always changing, so too is the climate of America’s schools. Your master’s in educational leadership and leadership courses will help you understand the many factors and challenges that are part of teaching in diverse schools. History, economy, politics, location, region, and many other factors go into school leadership in diverse locations.

By the end of your degree, you can have the teaching leadership methods necessary to manage staff and evaluate instructional methods in private, charter, traditional, urban, and even online schools. The final piece of your degree will be a capstone course examining current issues in the field of education and you will be under the direct supervision of a Liberty faculty member.

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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.