Higher Education (M.Ed.) - Educational Leadership

Higher Education (M.Ed.) - Educational Leadership

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2022 through summer 2023. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

This program is a non-licensure program. Refer to www.liberty.edu/advisingguide.

Higher Education Core Courses
EDUC 562Introduction to Higher Education3
EDUC 663Social and Political Aspects in Higher Education3
EDUC 664Economics and Finance of Higher Education3
EDUC 665Student Support Services & Retention3
Total Hours12
Educational Leadership Cognate
EDUC 638Leadership in Educational Technology3
EDUC 642Leadership and Supervision in Education3
EDUC 643Contemporary Issues in Educational Policy3
Total Hours9
Professional Courses
EDUC 696Current Issues in Education Capstone3
Choose six credit hours of 500-600 level EDUC courses not already required by the major6
Total Hours9

 All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 30 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 2.5 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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