Liberty University offers an online Master of Education degree with a concentration in Teaching and Learning in elementary education. The degree program is suitable for teachers seeking non-licensure 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 Teaching and Learning focus must hold a valid teaching license. The concentration is a critical part of the success of a student's learning experience. Liberty University offers 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 educational psychology, curriculum development, reading specialties, current issues and technology in the classroom will prepare graduates to be successful additions to school systems as well-educated teachers.
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
A current state teaching license and three years of experience are required
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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