Master of Education (M.Ed.) / Teaching & Learning (Educational Technology and Online Instruction)
Liberty University offers an online Master of Education degree with a concentration in Teaching and Learning and a focus on Educational Technology and Online Instruction. The degree program is suitable for teachers seeking teaching positions in K-12 learning institutions. The program will prepare students for leadership roles as technology instructors in Christian, public and private schools, as well provide a solid foundation for graduates wishing to further educational goals by pursuing a credential or a Doctorate in Education.
Students of the M.Ed. in Educational Technology program must already hold a valid teaching license and wish to use the degree to transition into instructional technology teaching field. The concentration is a critical part of the success of a student's learning experience. The changing dynamics of teaching tools expands beyond the traditional pen and paper, and are enhanced with the modern technology of internet and computer programming. 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 who will benefit from a Christ-centered education. The emphasis on the changing world of technology in the classroom as well as the foundations needed for teaching in an online format 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 student's responsibility to be aware of additional credit hours required for the Educational Technology concentration; students must also complete three credit hours as a practicum. 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 the persity in technology, principles of design, current trends in educational technology 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 individual students.
Delivery Format:100% Online
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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Liberty University does not engage in unlawful discrimination or harassment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, age, sex, national origin, pregnancy or childbirth, disability or military veteran status in its educational programs and activities. Liberty University maintains its Christian character and reserves its right to discriminate on the basis of religion to the extent that applicable law respects its right to act in furtherance of its religious objectives. The following persons have been designated to coordinate Liberty University’s compliance with certain anti-discrimination laws: Coordinator of LU Online Disability Academic Support at (434) 592-5417 or email@example.com; Director of Disability Academic Support (Residential) at (434) 582-2159 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Title IX Coordinator at (434) 582-8948 or TitleIX@liberty.edu.