B.Ed. in Physics Education (6-12) Preparing Physics Educators


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100% online,* 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Are you fascinated with things like electricity, magnetism, and mechanics? Maybe you love to take something apart and put it back together so you can figure out how it works. If that sounds like you, then you might have a passion for physics — a passion you’ll want to share, teach, and inspire in the next generation.

Liberty University’s online Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) in Physics Education (6-12) can help you get there. Our degree can help you gain the tools you need to become an educator in today’s world — including a teaching license. Partner with us today and make a positive impact on your future students.

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.

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  • 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

Choosing where to pursue your degree is a major decision. At Liberty, we believe that we can help you get where you need to go. Our program can help you gain cutting-edge knowledge, hands-on experience, and a teaching license approved by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE).

Here are some of the benefits of choosing Liberty University for your physics teaching degree:

  • Practical Learning | You can gain hands-on experience by completing 90 practicum hours and at least 1 full semester of student teaching prior to graduation.
  • Flexibility | Your courses are all offered in a 100% online, 8-week format. Your practicum and student teaching can be completed at a school near you.
  • Integrity | Each of our courses is taught from a Christian perspective, so you can graduate prepared to teach your students ethically and with biblical principles in mind.

Throughout this Bachelor of Education program, you will be taught foundational skills and subjects that can be applied to nearly any profession — like oral and written communication, mathematics, psychology, and Christian ethics. You will also learn how to successfully teach middle school and high school students. In particular, you’ll study how to teach in the discipline of physics.

Your education courses will help you understand core aspects of classroom teaching. You’ll explore teaching methods, instructional design, curriculum development, and methods for engaging with different types of learners. You will also have the opportunity to put all of this knowledge into practice during your practicum and student teaching hours.

Your physics courses can help equip you to effectively teach this subject to your students. Some of the topics you’ll study include:

  • Electricity and magnetism
  • Mechanics
  • Numerical methods in physics
  • Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics
  • Wave optics

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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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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.