Doctoral and Postgraduate Programs

Liberty University's online program offers multiple doctoral programs designed 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's online program 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 any of the programs listed below.

Program Formats

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

Consult individual program pages at the left for more information.

Behavioral Sciences

Doctor of Education in Community Care and Counseling (Ed.D.)

Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision (Ph.D.) *


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


Education Specialist (Ed.S.)

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) *


Doctor of Worship Studies *


Doctor of Nursing Practice

Rawlings School of Divinity

Doctor of Education in Christian Leadership (Ed.D.)

Master of Theology (Th.M.) *

Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) *

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

For information on Liberty's resident doctoral and postgraduate programs visit

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