Online Master’s in Educational Leadership Degree (MEd) Molding Higher Education Institutions With Distinction


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Colleges and universities across the country are always in need of competent professionals to fill management and leadership positions. Liberty’s online Master of Education (MEd) in Higher Education – Educational Leadership degree can help equip you for top-level roles in the field of postsecondary education.

Maybe you want to teach at the college level, or perhaps you’d prefer to work in the administrative side of education. Either way, our MEd in educational leadership can help you prepare for the next step in your career. Throughout this program, you can learn how to address challenges faced by universities nationwide. With this knowledge, you can help oversee school operations and ensure that your institution is achieving its goals.

Partner with us and prepare to make your mark on the modern education system.

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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, we seek to Train Champions for Christ. In keeping with this mission, we offer affordable tuition rates, flexible courses, and practical training that can help equip you for the real world. You won’t just get an education — you can develop the tools needed to become a skilled, Christ-centered, and value-driven professional.

Choosing Liberty means choosing…

Flexibility | 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 online master’s degree in higher education leadership is offered 100% online, and the classes have no set login times. You can complete your coursework whenever and wherever it’s most convenient for you — even from the comfort of your home! Most importantly, you can stay invested in your family, job, and community while taking the next step in your academic journey.

Marketable Credentials | Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. You can pursue your online educational leadership master’s program with confidence knowing that our program has met rigorous academic standards and accreditation requirements.

Experienced Faculty | In this program, you’ll study under seasoned professors who have years of experience in the world of education. Our faculty will provide valuable mentorship that can help you thrive academically, professionally, and spiritually throughout the duration of your online master’s in educational leadership and administration.

Biblical Principles | We don’t just train educators — we train educators who want to use their skills in service to God and others. Liberty University’s online educational leadership graduate program seeks to integrate ethical principles with professional knowledge. That way, you can stand out as a person of integrity in the workplace.

Develop the leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills you need to succeed in educational management roles.

Liberty University’s educational leadership master’s program online is broken down into 3 main parts: core higher education courses, professional courses, and the educational leadership specialization. In our online educational leadership program, you’ll explore how to foster a positive learning environment for your students and ensure that your university is meeting its goals.

Through this online master’s degree in educational leadership, you can learn how to navigate the social, political, and economic aspects of higher education. This master of educational leadership online program dives into the importance of various student support services, such as academic advising and career guidance. Our educational leadership students study methods for implementing programs and policies that help students succeed in college and in their careers.

Within the educational leadership concentration, you can learn how to create instructional materials, provide feedback to teachers and professors, and design staff development programs. You will also analyze effective methods for utilizing technology in your school. Our capstone course provides the opportunity to complete case studies and conduct research in your field.

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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.