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Special Education 

Liberty University

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
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23800 USD/year
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About

Help students reach their fullest potential with a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) in Special Education at Liberty University. Here, you’ll gain the skills necessary to accommodate the needs of all students in the 21st-century classroom.

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Overview

At Liberty, we recognize that each child is uniquely created by God. And our courses are taught from a Christian perspective by educators with years of experience in the field of special education. In this program, you’ll learn how to view teaching through a biblical worldview and make a positive impact in public, private, community, or home school settings.

The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) in Special Education degree  at Liberty University  is designed for students who do not have an initial teaching license. The courses address topics like special education law, behavior management, and diversity and inclusion. Special Education coursework also includes field experiences in special education and settings inclusive of individuals with exceptionalities.

Career Information

Graduates with the B.Ed. in Special Education who gain state licensure will be eligible to teach individuals with exceptionalities in kindergarten through 12th Grade. Graduates pursue a range of positions in the field of special education including public, private, Christian, and international settings.

With a B.Ed. and an initial license in Special Education: General Curriculum, graduates are able to pursue additional endorsements in special education, including early childhood special education, transition specialist, and adaptive special education.

It is not uncommon for candidates to be hired right out of student teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Education Law & Characteristics 
  • Behavior Management 
  • Inclusive Planning for Diverse Learners 
  • Assessment and Transition Planning
  • Speech Communication
  • Composition and Rhetoric

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Submit your application by the priority deadline of Dec. 31. After this date, it's best to have your application for fall admission submitted by May 1.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

121 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.15

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
61
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

Admission decisions are competitive and are based primarily on the following factors:

  • Cumulative (unweighted) GPA from high school or college
  • GED scores (if applicable)
  • Consistency and trends of grades
  • Results from the SAT, ACT, or CLT
  • Essay submission
50% of admitted students come from within the following mid-ranges:
  • High School GPA: 3.15-3.83
  • SAT (ERW* and math only): 1020-1220
  • ACT composite: 20-27

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    23800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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