By earning a Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction, 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 Curriculum & Instruction - 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.
Bachelor'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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