Bachelor Of Education Degrees

Gain Teaching Licensure with One of Liberty’s Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) 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 Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) degrees and turn your aspirations of becoming a professional, licensed teacher into a reality.

Being a teacher requires specific training in childhood development, curriculum preparation, and classroom experience. We understand the importance of working with students while completing your degree so you’re fully prepared for your career as a teacher. With any of our Bachelor of Education degrees, you’ll receive training in each of the core areas of instruction for elementary, middle school, or special education students in addition to at least 390 hours of experience in the classroom.

By partnering with Liberty to receive your training and teaching license, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge, skills, and experience essential to educating young people.

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.


Available B.Ed. Programs

Business Education (6-12)

Biology Education (6-12)

Chemistry Education (6-12)

Computer Science Education (6-12)

Elementary Education

Engineering Education (6-12)

English as a Second Language (ESL)

English Education (6-12)

Family and Consumer Sciences Education (6-12)

Health and Physical Education (P-12)

Mathematics Education (6-12)

Middle Education

Social Studies Education (6-12)

Spanish Education (P-12)

Special Education

Theatre Arts Education (6-12)

Visual Arts Education (P-12)


Why Choose a Bachelor of Education 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 expect when you pursue a Bachelor of Education degree with us:

  • Your 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’s School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), making your degree well-respected among employers and other schools.
  • Upon graduation, you may complete licensure requirements approved by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), allowing you to teach in the state of Virginia immediately upon graduation.
  • Be classroom-ready upon graduation with 390 combined practicum and student teaching hours.

Degree Information for the Bachelor of Education

  • Residential
  • 120-131 total hours
  • Transfer in up to 75% of your total degree
  • Program falls under the School of Education
  • View our course catalog
  • Practicum and student teaching required for this degree

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores (Liberty University is offering test-optional admission for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 applicants)
  • Admission essay

 *Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.