Bachelor of Education in Physics Education / Earth Science (6-12)
Liberty University

Program Details

Liberty's 100% online Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) in Physics Education Earth Science 6-12 is a teaching licensure-track that gives students the specialized knowledge they need to teach physics and earth science topics at the middle and high school levels. This degree's content is designed to meet state licensure requirements for teaching middle grades and high school physics and earth science in Virginia, allowing students to apply for reciprocity in other states. This program also meets standards set by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) through the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Students in the B.Ed. in Physics Education Earth Science 6-12 will learn how to teach grade-appropriate concepts in physics and earth science. Through this program, students will gain a broad and in-depth understanding of topics in Physics and science such as mineralogy, magnetism, and petrology. Students will also gain hands-on experience in a classroom in their communities through a combined 390 hours of practicum and student teaching. With these skills, students will be prepared to pursue roles as licensed middle or high school earth science teachers, private school science teachers, STEM curriculum coordinators, and science literacy program directors.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the regional accrediting body for southern states.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score