The Graduate School (TGS)
Enhance your career potential with a graduate degree from Liberty University. Choose from over 330 programs of study, and learn from a world-class faculty in a Christian environment. Here, you can take advantage of the wide variety of graduate programs and specializations we offer in both residential and online formats.
Brown Bag Research Series - Provides an opportunity to share your research with others in an informal manner over lunch.
Three Minute Thesis Competition - A competition designed to concisely summarize and present your thesis or dissertation.
How The Graduate School Serves You
TGS is dedicated to bringing you distinctively Christian and academically excellent graduate programs. We do this by assisting Liberty's schools and academic departments in graduate program development and maintenance.
Our school coordinates a variety of services through the Graduate Writing Center, Research Ethics Office, and Graduate Student Assistantship program. We also facilitate the faculty-run Graduate Senate and Graduate Administrative Council.
Graduate Writing Center
Develop your writing skills with the coaches at the Graduate Writing Center. Appointments are available.
Graduate Student Assistantship
Add to your education experience by collaborating with professors and giving them academic support. Not only will you grow academically and professionally, but the Graduate Student Assistantship (GSA)also provides a stipend as compensation for your work and a scholarship to pay for school.
Research Ethics Office
The Research Ethics Office supports and promotes high ethical standards in research across various academic disciplines.
- Institutional Review Board (IRB)
- Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
- Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)
The Graduate Senate conducts the regular faculty business of graduate studies, academic standards and curriculum, and program requirements. It consists of faculty representatives from each graduate program and administrative staff of The Graduate School. The Graduate Senate meets regularly and is coordinated by an executive committee.
Graduate Administrative Council
The Graduate Administrative Council (GAC) oversees, plans, develops, and coordinates all graduate programs at Liberty University. The GAC is comprised of all graduate program directors and graduate-related administrators and is chaired by the vice-provost for graduate education & dean of The Graduate School.