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Prepare to Become a Licensed Teacher with One of Liberty’s 100% Online* Bachelor of Education Degrees

You have a vision and a passion to make a positive impact on future generations. Combine your calling with one of Liberty University’s 100% online Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) degrees and see your aspirations as a professional, licensed teacher become a reality!

Being a teacher requires specific training in childhood development, curriculum preparation, and classroom experience. With our online B.Ed. degree, you can do all of that without ever having to travel to Liberty’s campus. This degree will allow you to study from the comfort of your home and complete 90+ practicum hours and at least 1 full semester of student teaching in your own community – all while preparing you to pursue initial teaching licensure.

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, which may or may not result in additional requirements based on your state’s Department of Education regulations.

*Some exclusions apply. Please refer to our exclusions page for more information.

Available Online B.Ed. Programs

With our online B.Ed. degrees, you can prepare to become an elementary school, middle school, high school, or special education teacher. Learn more about what you can gain from each of our Bachelor of Education online degrees below.

Business Education (6-12)

Elementary Education

English as a Second Language Education (P-12)

English Education (6-12)

Mathematics Education (6-12)

Middle Education

Physics Education (6-12)

Physics Education – Earth Science (6-12)

Social Studies Education (6-12)

Special Education

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Why Choose Liberty’s Online B.Ed. Degree?

At Liberty, our mission is to Train Champions for Christ. In keeping with that mission, we strive for excellence in all that we do – our academics, our professors, our standards, and more. Here is what you can expect when you pursue your online Bachelor of Education degree with us:

  • This is one of the first bachelor’s programs in the nation – and the first program in Virginia – to offer a 100% online degree that can help prepare you for initial teaching licensure. Our B.Ed. courses online are designed to offer maximum flexibility without sacrificing quality.
  • Our education professors are invested in your success as a student, dedicated to teaching your courses from a Christian perspective, and have years of real-life experience in the classroom.
  • Liberty University’s School of Education meets rigorous national standards for educator preparation set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
  • Through this Bachelor of Education online degree, you can complete licensure requirements approved by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) – allowing you to pursue teaching opportunities in the Commonwealth of Virginia upon graduation. You may also apply for your teaching license in another state through reciprocity.
  • By completing 90+ practicum hours and at least 1 full semester of student teaching as part of your degree, you can be classroom-ready upon graduation.
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Highlights of Our Online Bachelor of Education Degrees

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of’s best online schools in America. Earning your online Bachelor of Education degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • We are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.
  • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!
  • Liberty University’s School of Education meets rigorous national standards for educator preparation set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
  • Pursuing one of our online Bachelor of Education licensure-track programs may make you eligible for the Federal TEACH Grant.
  • Graduate with licensure credentials to teach in the state of Virginia.*
  • Complete 90+ practicum hours and at least 1 full semester of student teaching prior to graduation.
  • Observe and teach in a variety of school settings with your required practicum and student teaching hours.
  • Learn from professors who have years of experience in the field of education and a commitment to Training Champions for Christ.
  • Complete your B.Ed. online in as little as 3.5 years!

*If you are planning to teach in a state other than Virginia, please check the licensure requirements for your state.

Potential Careers with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education Online

Liberty’s licensure-track online bachelor’s degrees in education are designed to help you take on a variety of positions in Christian, private, and public school settings. As a licensed educator, you may have a wide range of job opportunities available to you. Working as a licensed teacher in the classroom is just one option – there are many other critical roles open to graduates with an online BEd degree.

Depending on which Bachelor of Education degree online you choose, here are some of the careers you could pursue upon graduation:

  • Christian or private school teacher
  • Curriculum coordinator
  • Educational nonprofit employee
  • Homeschool teacher
  • Licensed elementary school teacher
  • Licensed high school teacher
  • Licensed middle school teacher
  • Licensed special education teacher
  • Licensed teacher in a specific subject (business, ESL, English, math, physics, social studies, etc.)
  • Tutor

Military Benefits for Our Online B.Ed. Degree Program

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

FAQS About Our Education Bachelor’s Degrees Online

Liberty’s BEd degrees online are designed to provide you with the best in quality, affordability, and flexibility. Here, you won’t just earn a degree – you’ll have the opportunity to cultivate skills that can help you make a positive impact in your corner of the world.

You likely have questions about what Liberty’s education process looks like – here are answers to some of the most common questions about our online Bachelor of Education degrees:

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