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Program Details

Liberty University’s online Education Specialist in Curriculum & Instruction – Middle-Grades Education program prepares you to teach in a variety of settings, including special education, general education, and community classrooms. You will explore research and instructional approaches for managing student behaviors with an emphasis on individualized, classroom, and school-wide behavior support.

This program will increase your ability to effectively assess teaching strategies through individualized and collaborative professional development opportunities. You will learn about curriculum development, usage, and evaluation. Additionally, you will analyze various school processes and teacher interactions with middle school students and families, giving special attention to preadolescent physical, social, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual development.

Career opportunities include:

  • Gifted-Student Instructor
  • Middle School Educator
  • School Administrator

Requirements

  • 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.
  • Official college transcripts
  • Recommender Contact Information
  • 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.