Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Degree Online Elevating Teaching Careers Through Digital Learning


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Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

You have a vision and a passion to make a positive impact on future generations. Combine your calling with one of Liberty University’s 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.

Liberty maintains strict compliance with all licensure requirements for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Not a Virginia resident? We want to help find the best program for you! To view educational requirements and whether a specific program aligns with the licensure requirements for your state, please review our licensure/certification requirements webpage.

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

What is a B.Ed.?

A BEd is an education degree designed to help you become a teacher in public and private schools. This undergraduate program can help you meet all the competencies required to achieve state teaching licensure, so you can pursue a wide range of job opportunities upon graduation.

In addition to studying topics like classroom technology, teaching methods, and curriculum fundamentals, you’ll also put your skills to the test by completing practicum and student teaching hours as part of this program. That way, you can be fully equipped to take on challenges in a live classroom setting.

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.

As you progress through the program, you’ll delve into specialized subjects tailored to your interests and future teaching goals. Whether you’re drawn to early childhood education, special education, or subject-specific teaching for older students, the B.Ed. program offers a range of electives and specialization tracks to meet your aspirations. You can study how to design engaging lesson plans, utilize technology in the classroom, and meet the diverse needs of students, ensuring that every child can learn effectively. By the end of your studies, you can have the skills, knowledge, and confidence to inspire the next generation of learners.

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.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral 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

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.

Individual state licensure requirements may vary and are subject to change without notice. View your state’s requirements here: licensure/certification requirements.

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Not sure what to choose?

Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

Your success is our success, which is why 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!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Pursuing one of our online Bachelor of Education licensure-track programs may make you eligible for the Federal TEACH Grant.


Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service 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

*Not applicable to certificates.