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Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) in Elementary Education

Residential B.Ed. in Elementary Education (Pre K-6) – Licensure

Engage and inspire young learners in a successful career as a teacher. With the B.Ed. in Elementary Education from Liberty University, you’ll not only gain the licensure you need to teach, but you’ll get to enter a career where you can make a positive impact on young minds.

Learn from experienced faculty who are committed to providing quality education based on the principles of God’s Word. Develop a biblical worldview along with the type of leadership skills you’ll need in the classroom.

The B.Ed. in Elementary Education degree is designed for students who do not have an initial teaching license. In our program, you’ll gain a deep understanding of instructional content for all types of learners. Here, you’ll get what you need to effectively assess, plan, and teach elementary students.


Academics: B.Ed. in Elementary Education

Credit Hours

120 total hours

Degree Completion Plan (DCP)

Elementary Education (B.Ed.) DCP

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Featured Courses

  • Introduction to Education and Classroom Technologies (EDUC 201)
  • Teaching Reading to Diverse Learners (EDUC 318)
  • Behavior and Individual Differences (EDUC 350)
  • Elementary School Curriculum (EDUC 410)

Start Your Career as an Educator


Career Information

A teaching license is required for many careers in the field of education. This degree leads to initial licensure in the state of Virginia. Upon successful completion of Liberty University’s Virginia state-approved Bachelor of Education program, you may apply for your teaching license in another state through reciprocity. The Bachelor of Education degree will prepare you for a teaching career through studies of child development and cognitive processes. You will also explore research-based pedagogical approaches and instructional strategies.