Doctoral and Postgraduate Programs

Liberty University's online doctoral programs are 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. 

Combining research, application, and examination techniques, these programs offer 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.

Behavioral Sciences

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

  • Marriage and Family Counseling

  • Pastoral Care and Counseling

  • Traumatology

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


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

  • Accounting

  • Finance

  • Healthcare Management

  • Human Resources

  • Information Systems

  • International Business

  • Leadership

  • Marketing

  • Non-Profit Management

  • Project Management

  • Strategic Management

  • Supply Chain Management and Logistics


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

Master of Theology (Th.M.)

  • Biblical Studies

  • Christian Apologetics

  • Church History

  • Global Studies

  • Homiletics

  • Theology

Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)

  • Biblical Studies

  • Chaplaincy

  • Church Revitalization (available Fall 2018)

  • Discipleship

  • Evangelism and Church Planting

  • Expository Preaching

  • Pastoral Counseling

  • Pastoral Leadership

  • Theology and Apologetics

  • Worship

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


Education Specialist (Ed.S.)

  • Curriculum & Instruction

    • Elementary Education

    • Middle-Grades Education

    • Secondary Education

    • Special Education

  • Educational Leadership

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

  • Curriculum & Instruction

    • Elementary Education

    • Middle Grades Education

    • Secondary Education

    • Special Education

  • Educational Leadership

Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education Administration


Doctor of Worship Studies


Doctor of Nursing Practice


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