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Transfer Policies School of Education

General Transfer Policies:

  • Accreditation: Regionally or Nationally Accredited Institution, approved through the Department of Education
  • Grade: B- or higher.  Grades of P are eligible to transfer as long as the grading system at the transfer institution states that P is equivalent to B- or better.
  • Equivalency: Similar in content and scope of courses offered at Liberty University. Taken from a graduate program in a closely related field
  • Non-Transferrable Courses: Thesis, Dissertation, Comprehensive Exam, Capstone, Practicum, Student Teaching, and Internship courses are not able to be fulfilled by transfer credit.  Additional courses are listed below by program
  • Hours:  3 semester hours (4.5 quarter hours) per course
  • Age Limit: 10 years for graduate programs
  • Age Limit: 7  years for doctoral programs
  • Credit Limit: Most programs allow a maximum of 50% of the program hours to be transferred.  Credit from a conferred Liberty University degree is counted towards transfer hours

 

Degree Specific Transfer Policies:

 

MAT programs (all cognates)

Admissions Requirements

The following courses are non-transferable:

  • EDUC 504 (Historical & Philosophical Foundations of Education)
  • EDUC 530 (Teaching Mathematics)
  • EDUC 554 (Reading and Language Acquisition)
  • EDUC 571 (Curriculum Fundamentals)
  • EDUC 622 (Educational Assessment and Intervention)
  • EDUC 623 (Principles of Behavior Management)
  • EDUC 625 (Content Instructional Procedures)
  • EDUC 632 (Literacy & Language Instruction)
  • EDUC 673 (Curriculum & Methods for Middle School)
  • ENGL 654 (Methods of Teaching Writing Across the Curriculum)
  • MLAN 519 (World Language Acquisition Inst Approaches & Assessment)

 

MEd

Administration & Supervision

Math Specialist

Reading Specialist

Admissions Requirements

The following courses are non-transferable:

  • EDAS 640 (School Administration)
  • EDAS 646 (School-Community Relations)
  • EDAS 647 (School Law)
  • EDAS 648 (School Finance & Management)
  • EDMS 650 (School Based Mathematics Programs)
  • EDMS 652 (Trends & Inquiry for the Math Specialist)

 

  • EDRS 650 (School Based Literacy Leadership)
  • EDRS 652 (Trends & Inquiry for the Reading Specialist)
  • EDRS 659 (Foundations & Theories of Literacy Instruction)

 

  • EDUC 622 (Educational Assessment & Intervention)
  • EDUC 623 (Principles of Behavior Management)
  • EDUC 641 (Supervision of Instruction)
  • EDUC 645 (Foundations for Educational Leaders)
  • EDUC 673 (Curriculum and Methods for Middle School)

 

MEd in Higher Education (all cognates)

Admissions Requirements

 

MEd: Curriculum and Instruction (all cognates)

Admissions Requirements

The following courses are non-transferable:

  • EDUC 696 (Current Issues in Education)

 

EdS (all cognates)

Admissions Requirements

EdD (all cognates)

Admissions Requirements
The following courses are non-transferrable:

  • EDUC 880 (Applied Research Concepts & Methodology)

 

Doctor of Philosophy (Phd) in Education

Admissions Requirements

 

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Higher Education

Admissions Requirements