Enter the rewarding world of education and reach the youngest, best, and brightest hope for our future with an online associate degree in education from Liberty University. Watch the spark of understanding in a young child’s eyes. Learn to guide them and teach them how to learn independently of their teacher. At Liberty University, we are committed to providing the highest quality education based on the principles of God’s Word. Whether you want to teach your children at home, pursue a formal degree, or take your first steps toward state licensure as a teacher, Liberty’s Associate of Arts (AA) in Education can help you reach your goals.
Because Liberty’s AA in Education is available 100% online, you can continue investing in the people and things that are important to you while you study how students learn best, explore the latest teaching technologies, and develop practical teaching skills. And through it all, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art digital resources through Liberty’s online curriculum library.
As a fully accredited Christian college, Liberty University offers you education training that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ, and one important way we do that is by educating those who educate others — so you can impact the next generation for Christ. All of Liberty’s online AA in Education courses are taught from a Christian perspective in a state-of-the-art online learning environment so you can confidently gain the skills and education expertise you need to feel equipped to teach.
Liberty University has been paving the way in distance education since the mid-1980s — you’ll benefit from our 30+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you. And, ranked in the top five out of 2,100 online schools and universities for academic excellence, affordability, and accessibility, Liberty has proven to have the resources, reputation, and academic excellence it takes to give you a flexible and affordable teacher training education.
- Study the foundational learning theory that explains how students can learn better.
- Explore exciting instructional technologies that will help you create a fun and effective classroom.
- Develop practical in-demand teaching skills for classroom management and helping students conquer their learning challenges.
Liberty’s Education Associate online degree will give you a broad understanding of education and general education competencies while providing you with a marketable credential to use as you continue on to a bachelor’s degree. The online Bachelor’s in Education degree focuses on specific age groups and expands on advanced learning concepts to prepare you for a full-time teaching role and set the stage for you to pursue state licensure requirements through a Master of Arts in Teaching.
You may also be interested in exploring our associate degree in Early Childhood Education or our bachelor degree in Education.
Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:
- Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
- Reserve/National Guard
- Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
- Current Department of Defense employees
We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education degree by offering you the following benefits:
- Tuition discounts – $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
- Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $565 per course).
- 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.
- College credit for military training.