Liberty’s 100% online Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) in Middle Education – English is one of the first completely online middle grades teaching licensure programs approved by the Virginia Department of Education for teacher preparation. Liberty’s School of Education is accredited by NCATE through CAEP, providing further support for this program’s excellence for teaching licensure. Students who want to be licensed middle school teachers with an emphasis on English reading and writing studies will gain the benefit of the B.Ed.’s 100% online, in-depth studies of language acquisition, grammar, composition, and literacy education. Students will learn how to assess and address student’s diverse learning styles and competency levels in reading and writing, as well as how to create an engaging and effective learning environment. Liberty’s online B.Ed. will provide a foundation of middle grades teaching competencies, a wide-based understanding of essential learning theory, and a hands-on approach to practice with the program’s practicum and student teaching. This hands-on work in a local school will help students apply their skills and knowledge to a real classroom while meeting requirements for licensure. Students who cannot make a traditional on-campus teaching licensure program work for their schedule will benefit from Liberty’s 100% online academics and hands-on experience. Graduates of Liberty’s B.Ed. in Middle Education – English will have the skills and credentials they need to pursue roles such as licensed Middle Grades English teachers, middle grades curriculum coordinators, English language teachers, and K-12 education consultants.
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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