B.Ed. in Middle Education – Science Educating Science in Middle Grades


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100% online,* 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Are you excited about science and sharing new ideas with others? If you are interested in taking your passion for science into the classroom and using it to educate others, becoming a licensed teacher may be the right career choice for you. Liberty University’s Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) in Middle Education – Science degree can prepare you with the knowledge, experience, and licensure you’ll need to become a middle school science teacher.

Training young minds for the future is a challenging yet rewarding job. We understand the importance of being an educator and influencer for the next generation of difference-makers. That’s why we have designed our B.Ed. to provide you with all the tools you will need to become a successful educator. Our courses contain cutting-edge knowledge and experiential training all rooted in a biblical worldview – allowing you to graduate as a well-prepared professional.

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.

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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

At Liberty, our mission is Training 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 look forward to by pursuing your online middle education degree with us:

  • This is one of the first programs in the nation to offer you a curriculum that is both online and can prepare you for initial teaching licensure.
  • Your education professors are invested in your success as a student, dedicated to teaching your courses from a Christian perspective, and equipped with 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).
  • Be classroom-ready with 90 practicum hours and at least 1 full semester of student teaching.

Throughout your B.Ed. program, you will be learning professional development to help you succeed in any field as well as specifics on scientific concepts and teaching adolescents. Our program prepares you with subjects like communication, mathematics, and biblical principles that can be used in your professional and personal life.

You’ll also learn how to teach students, which will include practical experience in your student teaching hours. Some of the education concepts you’ll study include:

  • Behavioral and individual differences in students
  • Classroom teaching
  • How to teach literature to children and adolescents
  • Middle school curriculum and instruction

Additionally, your science cognate will expand on your scientific knowledge allowing you to specialize in this coursework as a middle school science teacher. You’ll take courses on chemistry, environmental science, biology, earth science, physics, and more.

Degree Completion Plan (PDF)

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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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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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.