Liberty University’s 100% online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Administration and Supervision – Educational Leadership is designed to help students gain the skills and credentials they need to become leaders in education. This program is a great option for licensed teachers who want to become school administrators at the K-12 level. Students can learn how to help school systems and larger-scale education settings meet rigorous standards for quality. Additionally, this program can help students pursue advanced licensure in educational administration and supervision. Throughout the program, students will explore advanced topics in executive leadership, educational law, learning theory, school district finance, educational leadership, and learning technologies. Students will also take several research courses, culminating in a final capstone project. In addition to receiving rigorous training through Liberty’s online learning platform, students will complete 2 practicum courses and a full-semester internship. Liberty’s Ed.D. in Administration and Supervision – Educational Leadership is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) – meaning this program has met rigorous academic standards and accreditation requirements. Upon graduation, students can pursue roles as curriculum specialists, instructional supervisors, K-12 school administrators, school district leaders, principals, assistant principals, and school superintendents.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the regional accrediting body for southern states.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s)