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Program Details

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.

Professional opportunities include:

  • Elementary Educator
  • Gifted-Student Instructor
  • School Administrator

Requirements

  • 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.
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  • 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)

Disclosure

Liberty University does not engage in unlawful discrimination or harassment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, age, sex, national origin, pregnancy or childbirth, disability or military veteran status in its educational programs and activities. Liberty University maintains its Christian character and reserves its right to discriminate on the basis of religion to the extent that applicable law respects its right to act in furtherance of its religious objectives. The following persons have been designated to coordinate Liberty University’s compliance with certain anti-discrimination laws: Coordinator of LU Online Disability Academic Support at (434) 592-5417 or luoodas@liberty.edu; Director of Disability Academic Support (Residential) at (434) 582-2159 or odas@liberty.edu; Title IX Coordinator at (434) 582-8948 or TitleIX@liberty.edu. Visit for Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.