Doctoral programs

Doctoral and Postgraduate Programs

Liberty University Online offers multiple doctoral programs for professionals seeking to further their careers, broaden their knowledge bases, and increase their  marketability by gaining additional expertise from programs accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. These accredited online doctoral programs are available in areas including business, counseling, education, and religion. Combining research, application, and examination techniques, Liberty Online offers a unique structure for those seeking to obtain their doctoral degrees.  Students interested in increasing their professional potential are ensured a solid learning experience through Liberty Online.

Program Formats

Some programs, marked with an (*) asterisk, vary in delivery format.

Consult individual program pages at the left for more information.

Business

Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.)*

  • Accounting (D.B.A.)
  • Healthcare Management (D.B.A.)
  • Human Resources (D.B.A.)
  • Information Systems (D.B.A.)
  • International Business (D.B.A.)
  • Leadership (D.B.A.)
  • Marketing (D.B.A.)
  • Project Management (D.B.A.)

Counseling

Doctor of Education in Community Care and Counseling

  • Marriage and Family Counseling (Ed.D.)
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling (Ed.D.)

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision*


Education

Education Specialist (Ed.S.)

  • Curriculum & Instruction
    • Elementary Education
    • Middle-Grades Education
    • Secondary Education
    • Special Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) *

  • Curriculum & Instruction
    • Elementary Education
    • Middle-Grades Education
    • Secondary Education
    • Special Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership

Music

Doctor of Worship Studies


Nursing

Doctor of Nursing Practice


Rawlings School of Divinity

Master of Theology *

  • Biblical Studies - non-thesis
  • Christian Apologetics - thesis and non-thesis
  • Church History - non-thesis
  • Global Studies - non-thesis
  • Homiletics - non-thesis
  • Theology - non-thesis

Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) *

  • Discipleship
  • Evangelism and Church Planting
  • Expository Preaching
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Pastoral Leadership
  • Worship

Doctor of Philosophy in Theology & Apologetics (Ph.D.) *


For information on Liberty's resident doctoral and postgraduate programs visit www.liberty.edu/gradstudies.

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