EdS in Admin. & Supervision – Educational Leadership Lead Like a Legend


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100% online,* 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

As an experienced educator, you know how to meet the needs of students and help build a community of learning with your fellow teachers. To take your career to the next level, you need strategic training for large-scale administration and cutting-edge research to put into practice. Liberty’s online EdS in Administration and Supervision – Educational Leadership can help equip you with the tools and credentials you need to become a better leader in your school and community. Your EdS degree doesn’t just have the potential to change your life — it can also change the lives of the teachers and students you work with daily.

No matter where or in what position you lead, our online EdS in Administration and Supervision – Educational Leadership can give you the foundation you need to make a larger impact on your students. By earning your Education Specialist degree, you step beyond the master’s level to engage with advanced research and educational strategies. Through our Education Specialist degree, you can also pursue licensure in school administration and supervision. Take the next step in your career and help create positive change in your school district with Liberty’s Education Specialist degree in administration and supervision – educational leadership.

Upon successful completion of Liberty University’s Virginia state-approved administration and supervision program, you may apply for licensure in another state through reciprocity, which may or may not result in additional requirements based on your state’s Department of Education regulations.

Please note: Students enrolling in Educational Leadership programs are not eligible to receive Georgia Tier I or Tier II Educational Leadership Certification.

*Some exclusions apply. Please refer to our exclusions page for more information.

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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, your success is our success. We utilize cutting-edge technology to bring you the best online learning experience possible. As a pioneer in distance learning since 1985, we know how to meet the educational and career needs of our students. Our administration and supervision EdS in educational leadership is an advanced-licensure program that can give you the credentials and training you need to pursue leadership roles in schools, school districts, and government agencies. You will also have the opportunity to transfer in up to 27 credit hours into our Doctor of Education (EdD), so you can complete your doctorate in as little as 2 years.

The 100% online format of our EdS program is designed to fit your busy schedule — allowing you to continue your education with the flexibility you need to maintain your personal responsibilities. Additionally, Liberty University’s School of Education meets rigorous national standards for educator preparation set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). You can be confident that you’re receiving an education of the highest quality.

Through our EdS program, you will study practical theories and methods you can use in the real world. You can also learn how to apply the latest research and learning theories at a variety of levels, so you can create a better learning environment for your students — whether you lead in the classroom or in an administrative role. Our professors are dedicated to mentorship, so you can be sure you will have the support you need as you rise to a new level of leadership in education.

In our online Education Specialist degree program, you will explore the complexities that diversity and exceptionality bring to the classroom. You will also study how to motivate your students, explore the historical and social foundations of education, and become better prepared to communicate with the public as an education leader. Additionally, this degree program requires 2 practicums and one semester-long internship. These field experience requirements will allow you to gain valuable hands-on experience in real-world settings.

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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)