Earn a Degree in Education and Prepare to Impact the Next Generation of Students
Prepare yourself for a rewarding career investing in the lives of the younger generation. Whether you are looking to become a preschool teacher in a private school or a licensed high school math teacher in an urban setting, we have the right degree program for you!
If you are looking to work as a licensed teacher, we offer initial licensure in elementary, middle and special education. In our middle education program, we offer two specializations in English and social sciences.
The potential you have to change the lives of students is limitless. Allow us to come alongside you and provide the opportunities and skill set you will need to be a powerful leader in the field of education.
School of Education – Available Degree Programs
By pursuing Liberty University’s B.Ed. in Elementary Education, you will gain knowledge in foundational subjects like math, science, English, and history that you can pass on to your young students as a licensed teacher. Additionally, you’ll be equipped with specific training in preparing a curriculum for primary students, as well as how to effectively communicate with and teach them.
The B.Ed. in Middle Education will equip you with all the tools, knowledge, experience, and skills you’ll need to be a successful, licensed teacher in middle schools. You’ll gain basic knowledge in subjects like geography, physics, literature, and more. Additionally, you have the opportunity to choose a specialization to further concentrate your teaching abilities.
If you have a heart for children with special needs, the B.Ed. in Special Education will provide you with the skills, experience, and credentials you’ll need to successfully connect with your students. You will be equipped with knowledge in basic subjects like math, English, and science, as well as specific courses on how to appropriately teach students with special needs.
Why Choose Liberty’s School of Education to Pursue Your Degree?
If you are looking to become an education professional, then our School of Education has many degree opportunities for you! Prepare for the career you desire by pursuing a program crafted with excellence, integrity, and career development in mind.
Liberty’s School of Education programs are founded on our standard of academic excellence, seen in our accreditation by the following bodies:
- National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) through CAEP
- Virginia Department of Education (VDOE)
- Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
As a Liberty student, you will have the opportunity to gain real-world experience through internships and student organizations. Our Washington Fellowship internship program, for example, gives students like you the opportunity to live in the heart of D.C. for a semester, completing student teaching hours in the D.C. public school system.
When it comes to networking with your peers and professors, our School of Education also provides the following student organizations:
- Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Chapter
- Autism Speaks
- Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
- Kappa Delta Pi (KDP)
- Piedmont Area Reading Council (PARC)
- Professional Association of Christian Educators (PACE)
- Urban Education Club