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Liberty University

School of Education

Lynchburg, VA

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Liberty University

Overview

Liberty University / School of Education is located in Lynchburg, VA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed) Reading specialist
(Certificate) Middle grades
(Certificate) School leadership
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Curriculum and instruction Special education
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Curriculum and instruction Elementary education
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Curriculum and instruction Middle grades education
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Curriculum and instruction Secondary education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Curriculum and instruction Special education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Curriculum and instruction Elementary education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Curriculum and instruction Middle grades education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Curriculum and instruction Secondary education
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Middle grades
(Certificate) Gifted education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational leadership
Master of Education (M Ed) Math specialist
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Secondary education
Master of Science (MS) Sport management Outdoor adventure sport
Master of Science (MS) Sport management Sport administration
Master of Science (MS) Sport management Tourism
Master of Science (MS) Sport management Coaching and athletic administration

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 656
Doctoral Degrees 110
Other Advanced Degrees 316

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT (if taken before 1999)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,748
Applied
2,165
Accepted
1,167
Enrolled
58%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT (if taken in or before 1999)
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, curriculum vitae
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT (if taken before 1999)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum master's GPA of 3.0, 3 years of teaching experience
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum master's GPA of 3.0, 3 years of teaching experience

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Student Body

5,450
Total Graduate Students
63%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
36%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.83%
Black or African American 18.83%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.53%
Asian 0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.17%
Two or more races 2.02%
Unknown 27.32%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Self-determination, character education, bibliotherapy, learning styles, distance education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1971 University Boulevard
Lynchburg, VA  24515
United States
Contact Dr. Heather Schoffstall
Dean
Email: awgunter@liberty.edu
Phone: 434-582-2445
Fax: 434-582-2468