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

124

Credit Hours

4

Years (Avg.)

Teaching Certification

Gain initial licensure to teach in the state of VA

Transfer Credits

Transfer up to 75% of degree total to Liberty

Industry Expertise

Dedicated faculty with years of teaching experience

Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

124

Credit Hours

4

Years (Avg.)

Teaching Certification

Gain initial licensure to teach in the state of VA

Transfer Credits

Transfer up to 75% of degree total to Liberty

Industry Expertise

Dedicated faculty with years of teaching experience

Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

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

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)

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s residential undergraduate admissions requirements
View Liberty’s online undergraduate admissions requirements


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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