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

Residential B.Ed. in Middle Education (Grades 6-8) – Licensure

Prepare for the 21st-century classroom with a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) in Middle Grades Education degree from Liberty University. Here, we recognize that each child is uniquely designed with specific learning needs. And, we teach you how to meet these needs to support the development of your students.

Our courses are taught from a Christian perspective by educators with years of experience in middle grades education. You’ll learn how to teach with a biblical worldview and make a positive impact in public, private, community, or homeschool settings.

The B.Ed. in Middle Grades Education degree is designed for students who do not have an initial teaching license. The courses address topics such as teaching in specific content areas as well as middle school curriculum and instruction. This will help you to create curriculum and methodology to reach varied learners. The Middle Grades coursework also includes field experiences in specific settings with differing types of students.

Academics: B.Ed. in Middle Education

Credit Hours

124 total hours

(125 total hours for Math cognate)

Cognates for the B.Ed. in Middle Education

Middle Education (B.Ed.) – English

Middle Education (B.Ed.) – Math

Middle Education (B.Ed.) – Science

Middle Education (B.Ed.) – Social Sciences

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Featured Courses

  • Introduction to Education & Classroom Technologies (EDUC 201)
  • Behavior & Individual Differences (EDUC 350)
  • Foundations of Education (EDUC 360)
  • Middle School Curriculum & Instruction (EDUC 412)

Start Your Career as an Educator

Career Information

Graduates with the B.Ed. in Middle Grades Education who gain state licensure will be eligible to teach students in grades 6-8. Our residential Middle Grades programs are content-specific with English, Math, Science, and Social Science cognates. Our graduates pursue a range of positions in the field of Middle Grades education including public, private, Christian, and international settings.

With a B.Ed. and an initial license in Middle Grades Education (content-specific), graduates are able to pursue additional endorsements in administration, allowing them to move into the principalship or take and pass the Virginia Praxis (content-specific) to add additional areas of endorsement to licensure.

Candidates have student taught and completed supervised field experiences in public, private, and Christian school settings across the United States and internationally. It is not uncommon for candidates to be hired right out of student teaching.

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