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Master of Education (M.Ed.) / Administration & Supervision

Program Details

Liberty University offers an online Master of Education degree with a concentration in Administration and Supervision.  The degree program is suitable for teachers seeking administration positions in K-12 learning institutions.  The program will prepare students for leadership roles in Christian, public and private schools, as well provide a solid foundation for graduates wishing to further educational goals by pursuing an Education Specialist credential or a Doctorate in Education.  

Students of the M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision program must already hold an initial teaching license and may use the degree to obtain advanced licensure in Virginia.  The concentration is a critical part of the success of a student's learning experience.  Liberty University offers students an M.Ed. degree with focused curriculums to ensure that the students have a well-rounded learning opportunity, to better serve the church, the community and the children that will benefit from a Christ-centered education.  The emphasis on community relations, school legalities, financial management and administrative duties will prepare graduates to be successful additions to school systems. 

The program is state approved by Virginia to award advanced teaching licensure, and it is the students responsibility to be aware of additional credit hours required for the Administration & Supervision concentrations, students must also complete 9-12 credit hours of face-to-face residency for licensure.  It is the student’s responsibility to understand local and state requirements needed for home-state licensure and student teaching course work.  The 36-credit-hour program solidifies a student's understanding in topics of educational psychology, curriculum development and behavior management while introducing subjects on school administration, law, management and community involvement.

Students pursuing a Master’s in Education degree are encouraged to look into the learning objectives of each concentration, to better understand and clearly choose the professional path that best suits personal and career aspirations for the inpidual students.


Students must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor's degree with at least a 3.0 GPA for admission in good standing.

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.

The Education program at Liberty is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).


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