Liberty University’s 100% online B.Ed. in Elementary Education – Special Education add-on can prepare you with the knowledge, experience, and licensure you’ll need to become an elementary school teacher while learning how to help students with special needs learn and grow. Gain the benefit of essential education theory, studying learning disabilities, and learning adaptation techniques that you can easily apply to your work in the classroom. Liberty’s B.Ed. in Elementary Education is one of only a few like it in the U.S. that is 100% online bachelor’s degree and leads to teacher licensure in Virginia. This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Through this program, you can complete the core competencies, student teaching, and practicum requirements necessary to earn your Virginia teaching license. You can receive at least 90 practicum hours and a full semester of student teaching prior to graduation. This program is designed for students who want to become licensed to teach elementary school, but it has the added benefit of giving you a special education add-on for grades k-6. Some examples of professions might be an elementary school teacher, education consultant, special education teacher, special education advocate, private school teacher, or curriculum coordinator.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Liberty University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the regional accrediting body for southern states.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official High School Transcript/GED Score