Liberty University’s 100% online Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction – Urban Education is designed to help teachers meet the diverse needs of students found in urban communities.
Students in this program will learn how to successfully teach diverse groups of students with dynamic instructional practices for K-12 classrooms that meet the unique needs of these classrooms. This program focuses on developing teachers’ ability to plan across the entire scope of diversity in K-12 classrooms and develop strategies for working with students and families who have a wide variety of social and economic experiences. Graduates of the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – Urban Education will be equipped with the speaking, writing, reading, and listening skills needed for effective classroom management.
Through this program, students will examine common educational issues in urban communities and learn strategies for developing partnerships between the home, school, and community. These skills will be framed with an understanding of how to provide the specialized support these students need, which can be the key to not only improving their academic experience but changing their lives for the better. Teaching professionals who want to learn how to apply their skills and knowledge to best help student populations in urban environments can find the specialized training they need in Liberty’s urban education track. This program is designed to prepare graduates to pursue many education-related roles such as curriculum specialists, community organizers, education policymakers, K-12 urban education directors, and private school teachers.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the regional accrediting body for southern states.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s)