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Master of Education in Teaching and Learning / History

Program Details

Liberty University offers a Master of Education degree in Teaching and Learning with a specialization in History for students interested in developing an understanding of American history and the history of the western hemisphere. Students will gain an understanding of history in addition to understanding the processes and practices relating to education.  

Students will focus on a curriculum that emphasizes history and historical events as part of a general education program for future educators. Classes include Advanced Educational Psychology, Understanding Educational Research and Assessment, Foundations of Exceptionality, Foundations of Education, Curriculum Development, American Colonial History, American Revolution, History of American Political Parties Since 1896, World War II, History of the Atlantic World, Classroom Management, Leadership and Supervision in Education, and American Christian Heritage.

Upon completing the program, students will have demonstrated the general topics in education and history for the purpose of future employment as an educator.  These qualifications include the ability to demonstrate an understanding of the major developments in American history and the western hemisphere, to distinguish between primary and secondary sources in research and determine their appropriate use in research projects, and to demonstrate the capability of main approaches and methodologies with the field of history.


  1. Apply online or download graduate application. Submit the application.
  2. $50.00 Deferred application fee (Assessed during financial check in).
  3. Fax/scan unofficial college transcripts. *Please Note* Unofficial transcripts can be used for acceptance purposes.
  4. Send official college transcripts (a sealed, unopened copy). All official transcripts must be received by the end of the first term. If not, students will be unable to continue to register for classes.
  5. Students must have received a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with at least a 2.0 GPA for admission in good standing.
  6. Submit a pastoral recommendation.
  7. Complete the seminary questionnaire by clicking the link below. Once students have clicked on the link below, type in the full Liberty University email address and login ID and type the Liberty password. Once students have logged in, please read the text and answer the questions provided. After students have answered all questions, the questionnaire will be completed.
  8. Submit TOEFL scores for students who speak English as a second language (score of 600 paper-based test; 250 computer-based test; 100 internet-based test).

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.


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