Master Of Education In Higher Education Educational Leadership
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8 Week
Transfer Credits
Up to 50% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jan 13, 2020
NCATE through CAEP

Transform Higher Education with an Online Master’s in Education Degree – Educational Leadership

Institutions of higher learning are growing nationwide, which creates a greater need for qualified individuals to lead and develop innovative programs for an institution’s success. With a practice-focused approach to teaching and leadership, Liberty’s higher education degree will equip you to meet the challenges of being school or university leadership. If you are ready for a challenging, rewarding degree program that will set you up for success, then our Master of Education in Higher Education – Educational Leadership program is right for you!

Why Choose Our Master’s in Education Degree in Higher Education – Educational Leadership Program?

Liberty University is a leader in higher education, pioneering distance education since 1985. A lot has changed since then, but our commitment to Training Champions for Christ has remained. We are proud to offer our M.Ed. in Higher Education – Educational Leadership program 100% online, so you do not have to relocate to complete your college degree. Meeting high standards of excellence and academic quality, Liberty University’s  School of Education is accredited by NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education) through CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation). This accreditation provides students with a marketable and industry-recognized degree that will help open doors to new opportunities.

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What Will You Learn in Our Master’s in Education Higher Education – Educational Leadership Program?

Our master’s in education degree in higher education – educational leadership provides the critical education concepts you need to develop an understanding of the social and political aspects of higher education, student support services, and more. Our online educational leadership master’s program will prepare you to lead and manage a variety of educational functions and processes. 

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Master of Education – Higher Education Program Highlights

  • By earning your master’s in education degree, with a specialization in higher education – educational leadership online from a nonprofit university whose online programs are ranked in the top 1% 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 actually lowered our tuition for our Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education programs in the 2019-20 academic year. At $415 per credit hour for full time (at least 9 credits per semester), Liberty University’s M.Ed. online is now available at one of the lowest tuition rates for this degree in the country.
  • The School of Education is accredited by NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education) through CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation).
  • You can complete our M.Ed. degree in as little as one and a half years!

Higher Education Degree Information and Requirements

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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 a First Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates per year, and no set login times

Potential Careers

  • University admissions
  • College support office
  • Educational research team

Admission Requirements for the Master’s in Education degree – Higher Education Online Program

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 admission-related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • 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.