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Overview

Key Features of Juris Doctor - Education (Ed.D.) dual degree program from Liberty University

To participate, you must apply and be accepted into the Doctor of Education. Some law school classes will count toward your Ed.D., and your law school tuition covers the cost of the doctoral program during the fall and spring semesters. Courses taken during the winter and summer terms are an additional cost. Approval of the Liberty Law registrar and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs is required.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Submit all application materials by April 1 for international applicants applying for a student visa.
    • All application materials must be submitted to the School of Law by August 1.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • With classes in culture and educational leadership, college and university administration, as well as applied research concepts and methodology, the 54-hour program requires a capstone and is approved by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    53

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General Requirements

  • The dual degree programs are available to students enrolled in the juris doctorate program, or alumni of the School of Law. The applicant must apply to and be accepted by the appropriate Liberty University Graduate School entity having met all that school’s admission requirements for the non-J.D. degree.
  • As each department will have a distinct set of admission requirements, consult the School of Law’s registrar for details on specific criteria. The student applies through the School of Law’s registrar.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36782 USD/year
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  • National

    36782 USD/year
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Law school tuition covers the cost of Doctor of Education classes taken during the fall and spring semesters. However, classes taken during the summer and winter terms are not covered.

Living costs for Lynchburg

  • 942 - 1540 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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