Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction – Middle Grades Inspire Minds and Shape Futures


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Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Our 100% online Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction – Middle Grades Education degree will give you the tools you need to advance your teaching career, pursue a Doctor of Education degree, develop innovative middle school curricula, and become a school administrator.

Throughout our Ed.S. in middle school education degree program, you will study advanced learning theory, research practices, institutional assessment techniques, and curriculum theory – all based on leading research, biblical values, and educational best practices. Our education specialist degree in middle school curriculum and instruction can equip you to be a leader in your classroom and beyond.

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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

At Liberty University, we care about helping you succeed. So we’ve designed our Ed.S. in Middle Grades Education degree to meet your needs as a student, a professional, and an individual. As a 100% online program with no set login times, our Education Specialist degree gives you the flexibility you need to complete your coursework without sacrificing your family or career.

Our online Ed.S. in middle school education classes are taught by experienced education professionals, so you can rest assured that you are receiving a quality education that will teach you practical skills you can use in your classroom. Partner with us and let our flexible, academically excellent Ed.S. degree help you reach your full potential.

What are the Benefits of Our Online Education Specialist Degree?

  • Completing an Ed.S. degree shows employers that you have high-level learning theory, research, and curriculum development skills and are willing to go the extra mile to ensure you have the most advanced training.
  • You will conduct cutting-edge educational research throughout your time in our Ed.S. degree program, which can equip you to publish works about middle grades education, as well as a doctoral capstone project or dissertation.
  • Completion of your Ed.S. degree through Liberty University allows you to transfer in up to 27 credits to our Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree to give you a jumpstart on your doctorate!

Our online Ed.S. degree is designed to give you the foundation in advanced research, education theory, and curriculum development you need to become a better middle school teacher, administrator, or curriculum specialist. In our Ed.S. in Middle Grades Curriculum and Instruction program, you can choose to focus on curriculum theory, practical teaching skills, or the role of emerging technology in the middle school classroom.

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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)