EdS in Higher Education Administration Online Advance Your Education in Administration


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Do you want to work as a school administrator at a public, private, or community college? If so, Liberty’s online Education Specialist (EdS) in Higher Education Administration degree may be for you!

Our program can help equip you to pursue educational leadership roles at the university level. You’ll receive advanced training in areas like student affairs, educational technology, and policy analysis. With this knowledge, you can help foster a positive learning environment for students and faculty at your institution.

Liberty’s EdS degree is offered fully online, providing the flexibility you need to take the next step in your academic journey. Partner with us and train to lead as a Champion for Christ in the workplace — and beyond.

What is an EdS program?

An Education Specialist (EdS) is a postgraduate degree designed to equip students with advanced skills and credentials. In this program, you can develop a more in-depth understanding of how to serve effectively in educational leadership roles. This degree is a great option for professionals who want to continue their education beyond the master’s level without having to complete a dissertation.

In all specializations of this online educational specialist degree program, you’ll complete several core courses in higher education. These courses provide an in-depth look at the economic, historical, and administrative aspects of higher education. By exploring the social, cultural, and psychological matters that impact college students, you can prepare to foster a learning environment that helps students grow and succeed. In our advanced research and writing course, you will write and submit an article for publication.

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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

  • Academic affairs specialist
  • Assessment coordinator
  • College/university administrator
  • Curriculum specialist
  • Education policy writer
  • Educational technology specialist
  • Educator
  • Higher education faculty
  • International education specialist
  • Student affairs officer

Explore the different specializations available for our EdS in Higher Education Administration

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Not sure what to choose?

Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

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


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)