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Educational Specialist in Educational Leadership

Program Details

Liberty University offers an online Educational Specialist in Educational Leadership degree. The Ed.S. program is designed to prepare competent and effective students to become leaders with a Christian worldview. The graduate is expected to uphold the high academic standards of Liberty University's School of Education and perform a leadership role in the fields of education. The courses provide students with a specialized program, tailored in the areas of Educational Leadership or Curriculum and Instruction. The two concentrations within the Education Specialist degree program will prepare teachers seeking credentials in K-12 or university-level school positions.  Students will develop the skills necessary to fulfill an educator role and assist in the accomplishment of Christian educational goals and objectives.


  • Official college transcripts
  • Master's degree with a 3.0 GPA from an institution that is accredited by an agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

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.

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) now administers both NCATE and TEAC accreditation. Current accreditation status under NCATE and TEAC for education programs will continue through the accreditation term, during which they will be CAEP Eligible.


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