Other education careers that may not need state licensure
Leads to teaching licensure when coupled with the M.A.T.
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) Certification
ACSI certification is necessary for any educator who wants to teach in an ACSI-accredited school
Students completing Liberty University Online’s BS in Education will be eligible for ACSI certification in Elementary Education or Elementary with Special Education (if the student completes the Special Education courses)
In order to obtain this certification through Liberty’s licensure office:
The student must complete the B.S. in Education/ Interdisciplinary Studies through Liberty.
The student must take EDUC 305 through Liberty (ACSI certification requires a course in Christian philosophy of education). There is a special option available for those who have completed the ACSI philosophy credential.
Student must complete the form and email, fax, or mail the form to firstname.lastname@example.org for approval
The student must also include a copy of his/her transcript from ASIST, showing the completed B.S. in Education/Interdisciplinary Studies.
There is NO certification application fee for students applying for ACSI certification through Liberty’s licensure office
PLEASE NOTE: There is an alternate option for receiving this certification where the student requests the certification directly through ACSI. If the student does this, he/she will be required to complete student teaching, as well as to submit additional documentation including transcripts and a $50 application fee. Because Liberty is ACSI-approved, it is typically in the student’s best interest to seek certification through Liberty’s licensure office.