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Graduate Work in Residence

Policy Information

Issuing Office

Registrar's Office

Affected Parties


Policy Language

Online student candidates for the Master of Arts in Counseling and Master of Education degrees must complete nine hours on campus. Candidates for the Doctor of Education degree must complete 12 hours on campus.

Policy Rationale

To establish the residency expectations for the Master of Arts in Counseling and Master of Education degrees.

Definition of Glossary Terms

None specified

Procedural Information


Students may satisfy this requirement by attending modular courses or attending other regularly scheduled classes at Liberty University. Modular courses are one-or-more-week intensive sessions scheduled during summer and other selected times during the year. Students requesting exemptions must do so by presenting their reasons (with documentation) to the appropriate Liberty University Online Faculty Coordinator.


None specified


Exceptions are made on a case by case basis by the presiding department or Provost.

Date Approved


Date for Review