Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction / Elementary Education
Liberty University’s online Education Specialist in Curriculum & Instruction – Elementary Education program equips you to teach in a variety of special education, general education, and community classroom settings. You will explore research and instructional approaches for managing student behavior effectively with an emphasis on individualized, classroom, and school-wide behavior support.
Through this program, you will learn best practices for utilizing technology in student learning and how to translate classroom theory into practice. Additionally, you will examine programs for gifted students as well as strategies for securing funding for gifted programs.
Your classes will address curriculum development, usage, and evaluation. Teaching candidates will be required to prepare instructional elements focused on the Virginia Standards of Learning.
Career opportunities include:
- Elementary Educator
- Gifted-Student Instructor
- School Administrator
- University Professor
Delivery Format:Mostly Online
Tuition Basis :Per Semester Credit
In State Rate:$595.00
Out of State Rate:$595.00
Estimated Degree Cost - In State:$35,700.00
Estimated Degree Cost - Out Of State:$35,700.00
Estimated Degree Cost - Military:$16,500.00
International Students Accepted:Yes
- 3 on-campus intensives
- On-campus dissertation defense
- Official college transcripts
- Master's degree in education (or a related field) with a 3.0 GPA from an institution that is accredited by an agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants with a non-educational master’s degree may be required to complete M.Ed. core courses (up to 12 additional hours) before taking any post-graduate coursework.
- Recommender Contact Information for 2 references
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score report - total verbal and quantitative score of 900, as well as a 4.0 or better on the analytical writing section (for tests taken before August 2011) or a total verbal and quantitative score of 300, as well as a 4.0 or better on the analytical writing section (for tests taken after August 2011). OR Miller Analogies Test (MAT) score report - total score of 400 or better (for tests taken in or after October 2004) or a total score of 50 or better (for tests taken before October 2004)
- Professional vita
Accreditation & Licensing
Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
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