Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)

ACSI Certification is necessary for any educator who wants to teach in an ACSI-accredited K-12 school.

  • Undergraduate Students
  • Graduate Students

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students seeking ACSI certification should be aware of the following:

  • Who is eligible for ACSI certification?
    • Students completing an approved ACSI program through Liberty University Online’s B.S. pre-licensure programs and completing the EDUC 390 Teaching Practicum capstone course.
    • Students completing a Liberty University bachelor’s degree with Teacher Certification and completing student teaching.
  • How does a student apply for ACSI certification?
    • The student must complete an eligible bachelor’s degree through Liberty University (see above).
    • The student must email acsi@liberty.edu to request a copy of the ACSI application.
    • The student must mail the completed application and an unofficial, conferred transcript to the ACSI Certification Office (address provided on application).
    • **There are NO certification fees for eligible Liberty University students applying for an initial ACSI certification when using the application provided by acsi@liberty.edu.
    • For additional eligibility questions, please contact ACSI Certification Office at InitialCertification@acsi.org.

Graduate Students

Graduate students seeking ACSI certification should be aware of the following:

  • Who is eligible for ACSI certification?
    • Students completing an approved ACSI program through Liberty University Online's Graduate Education programs and completing Biblical Studies coursework* and practicum, student teaching, or internship course (EDUC 590, 591, 592, 593, 699 or EDCE 699).
      • *Conferred undergraduate degree at an accredited Christian college or completion of 10 Biblical Studies credit hours.
  • How does a student apply for ACSI certification?
    • The student must complete an eligible Graduate Education program through Liberty University (see above).
    • The student must email acsi@liberty.edu to request a copy of the ACSI application.
    • The student must mail the completed application and an unofficial, conferred transcript to the ACSI Certification Office (address provided on application).
    • **There are NO certification fees for eligible Liberty University students applying for an initial ACSI certification when using the application provided by acsi@liberty.edu.
    • For additional eligibility questions, please contact ACSI Certification Office.