Higher Education Administration (Ed.S.) - Assessment & Evaluation

Higher Education Administration (Ed.S.) - Assessment & Evaluation

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. 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 is a non-licensure degree and is not a state-approved program. Completion of this degree will not lead to the eligibility of a VA state teaching license or a teaching license or certificate in any other state.
Higher Education Core Courses
EDUC 758Teaching the College Student3
EDUC 759College and University Administration3
EDUC 782Historical Perspectives of Higher Education3
EDUC 783Economic Impact in Higher Education3
EDUC 784Assessment & Accreditation3
Total Hours15
Assessment & Evaluation Cognate
EDUC 778Program Design and Assessment3
EDUC 779Institutional Research3
EDUC 780Evaluation and Measurement Tools3
EDUC 781Compliance and Report Writing3
Total Hours12
Research & Evaluation Courses
EDUC 798Advanced Research and Writing 13
Total Hours3

Capstone course to be taken in the final semester

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 30 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of a post-graduate and doctoral degree may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than one grade 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

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
EDUC 758 Teaching the College Student 3
EDUC 759 College and University Administration 3
EDUC 782 Historical Perspectives of Higher Education 3
Second Semester
EDUC 778 Program Design and Assessment 3
EDUC 784 Assessment & Accreditation 3
EDUC 783 Economic Impact in Higher Education 3
Second Year
First Semester
EDUC 779 Institutional Research 3
EDUC 780 Evaluation and Measurement Tools 3
EDUC 781 Compliance and Report Writing 3
Second Semester
EDUC 798 Advanced Research and Writing 1 3
 Total Hours30

Capstone course must be taken in the final semester

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