Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction Online Empowering Remote Learning Through Advanced Educational Strategies


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Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Are you seeking an advanced degree that can help prepare you for a variety of educational leadership roles? If so, Liberty’s online Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Curriculum and Instruction degree may be for you! Our program can help equip you to work both inside and outside the classroom as you foster a positive learning environment for students at your school.

Liberty’s education specialist degree in curriculum and instruction is a great option if you want to gain new skills and additional credentials but aren’t ready to pursue a doctorate. Throughout this program, you can learn how to lead in the field of education as a teacher, curriculum director, or instructional supervisor, among other positions. In particular, you’ll explore best methods for improving curriculum and instructional strategies so your students can learn, grow, and thrive.

We offer several different specializations within our Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction online program, allowing you to tailor your degree to best match your career goals. Partner with us and prepare to make a difference in the lives of students of all ages.

What does “Ed.S.” mean in education?

“Ed.S.” stands for “Education Specialist.” An Ed.S. degree is a post-master’s program designed to help equip you for a variety of educational leadership roles. If you want to further your education beyond the master’s level but aren’t ready to complete a doctorate, our Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction is a great option!

Liberty’s education specialist degree in curriculum leadership can train you to work at many levels of education — from kindergarten to 12th grade. Whether you want to work in teaching or administrative roles, our degree in educational curriculum and instruction can help equip you to lead your students to success.

In this Ed.S. online program, you’ll explore the latest developments in research, learning theory, and classroom technology. With this knowledge, you can implement educational tools and strategies that bolster student learning. You’ll also have the option to specialize in a particular grade level so you can best meet the specific needs of your students.

Learn how to adapt to various learning environments and develop creative solutions to education challenges. In our final capstone course, you’ll have the opportunity to complete a major research project as well as write and submit an article for publication. That way, you can contribute to the base of knowledge in your field.

Join us and prepare to pursue your goals with an Education Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction degree.

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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

  • Curriculum specialist
  • Educational technology specialist
  • Education consultant
  • Instructional coordinator
  • School administrator*
  • Teacher*

*Please note: These positions may require licensure, which this program does not provide.

Our education specialist degree in curriculum and instruction offers several areas of specialization. That way, you can take classes that best suit your interests and career goals. All of our degree tracks offer the same set of core courses, with each specialization providing an in-depth look at a particular area within the education 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.

EdS and EdD Full Time $595/Credit
EdS and EdD Part Time $650/Credit
Military EdS and EdD $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 EdS and EdD 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)