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Master of Education in Teaching and Learning / Student Services

Program Details

By earning a Master of Education in Teaching & Learning, students should be equipped to work in school systems including public, private, and Christian. This program is intended for those wishing to work in a K-12 setting. The M.Ed. program is recognized and approved by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). However, the M.Ed. with a cognate in Student Services is a non-licensed program.

The Master of Education in Teaching & Learning - Student Services is ideal for those who want to better the learning experience for students through improving educational resources. Students will complete advanced education core courses 15 hours), student services cognate (12 hours), and professional courses (9 hours.) Some of the courses students have the option to take may include Understanding Educational Research and Assessment, Human Development Across the Life Span, and Current Issues in Education. A background is needed before students will be allowed to complete the course Current Issues in Education and Directed Practicum.

Consisting of 36 credit hours, students have the potential to transfer in up to six credits from an accredited school. However, a minimum of 30 credits must be completed through Liberty University. Following completion, for eligibility for a Virginia license, individuals will need to complete internship requirements, and pass Virginia assessments within seven years of graduation.


A background check is needed for Current Issues in Education and Directed Practicum.

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)


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