Masters of Education (M.Ed.)

Master of Education

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Masters of Education (M.Ed.)

Liberty University’s Master of Education online degree is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) through the Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP). This symbolizes Liberty's excellence in educator preparation, assurance in quality and supports continuous improvement. Liberty's Master of Education online program will prepare you for leadership roles in Christian, public, and private school systems. Coursework for this online Master of Education provides focused training for those seeking a position as a K-12 educator or those wanting to further their education.  

Why Choose Liberty's Master in Education Online Program? 

Liberty University's Master in Education online program strives to provide students with both practical and theoretical knowledge. Liberty University strives to produce educators and school leaders who model high academic, moral, and spiritual standards before their peers, and who have dedicated their lives to educational leadership. Concurrent with this goal, the graduate programs offered by the School of Education are designed to prepare candidates for effective leadership in Christian, public, and private schools.

Students are able to personally customize their Master of Education degree due to its online format as well as choose courses that best fit their schedule and needs. Students must choose a specialization for a more focused training and study in the field of Education. These specializations include Administration and Supervision, Math Specialist, Early Childhood, Educational Technology, Elementary Education, English, General Education, Gifted Education, HIstory, Leadership, Middle Grades, Special Education, Student Services, and Reading Specialist.

Students pursuing a Master’s degree in Education are required to complete an internship where he or she will gain valuable tools and skills to implement in the classroom. Students will also complete on-campus intensives. These intensive courses allow students to experience quality professor and peer connections. 

Master of Education Program Highlights

  • This Master in Education online program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Standards through the CAEP Accreditation System. Learn more about program-specific accreditations.
  • You will be earning your Master in Education online from a non-profit university whose online programs are ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, which sets you apart from others in your field
  • Tuition for the Master in Education online has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • Students will have access to a plethora of resources and materials found through Liberty University's Jerry Falwell Library's search portal.


You may also be interested in exploring our master’s degrees in Teaching or School Counseling.


What are the Benefits of an online degree in Education?

  • Increased job opportunities
  • Learning at an NCATE accredited university
  • Increased knowledge in the Education sector
  • Opportunities to build up the community through quality teaching



Master of Education Program Format

Licensure Information for the M.Ed.

  • Liberty University's master education online degrees are available for advanced licensure in Virginia, students pursuing these concentrations for licensure must already hold an initial teaching license.

M.Ed. Cognates

Students are required to choose a cognate. Please review the information about each cognate in the below menu. 

Student Testimonial

After completing the non-licensure Master in Education online program in Teaching and Learning through Liberty Online, Chris Mitcheltree began pursuing Pennsylvania licensure for supervision of curriculum and instruction.

“Because Liberty’s degree plan allowed me to choose a lot of my courses, I looked up those required to fill a curriculum and instruction degree [in Pennsylvania] and took the Liberty courses most closely related to those. I sent all my coursework and course descriptions to the Pennsylvania Department of Education, took the state Praxis exam — and waited. I finally got that beautiful piece of blue paper with the gold seal in the mail! They are not requiring any additional classes. Liberty did it all!"