Ed.D. in Christian Leadership – Faith-Based Consulting

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Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Christian Leadership – Faith-Based Consulting

What You Will Learn

Help Faith-Based Organizations Flourish with Liberty’s Doctor of Education in Christian Leadership – Faith-Based Consulting

Maybe you want to merge your passion for Christian principles with your desire to lead and consult within faith-based organizations. Our Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Christian Leadership – Faith-Based Consulting is designed to get you there. This program can help enhance your knowledge of theological leadership foundations, organizational development, and the unique dynamics of faith-based organizations, preparing you to help these entities thrive in today’s complex and rapidly changing environment.

As a student in the Ed.D. in Christian Leadership – Faith-Based Consulting program, you’ll dive deep into a curriculum that balances core leadership principles with a biblical perspective. You can also explore the unique challenges and opportunities of faith-based consulting, equipping you with the tools to strengthen Christian organizations from within or as an external consultant. As a graduate of this program, you can possess a unique skill set that can help open a variety of doors professionally and provide you with entrepreneurial opportunities.

Your journey to earning your Ed.D. in Christian Leadership – Faith-Based Consulting can challenge and refine your understanding of leadership in faith-based environments. By completing this degree program, you can develop the knowledge and skills needed to effectively lead and consult within faith-based settings, guided by your Christian principles and a commitment to the success of these organizations.

What Will You Learn in Liberty University’s Ed.D. in Christian Leadership – Faith-Based Consulting?

  • Foundations of organizational innovation, crisis management and resolution, nonprofit management, and leadership change techniques
  • Methods for coaching current leaders and managers of faith-based organizations to improve personal performance, develop effective personal habits, and contribute to a thriving culture of innovation and change
  • The role of teaching and learning in the process of leader and follower development

As a student in the Ed.D. in Christian Leadership – Faith-Based Consulting program, you’ll have the opportunity to not only enhance your own leadership skills but also strengthen the leadership abilities of others. This degree seeks to provide you with a foundational knowledge of Christian leadership as well as an understanding of current leadership issues, trends, and ethics.

Potential Careers for Doctor of Education in Christian Leadership – Faith-Based Consulting Graduates

  • Christian school consultant
  • Christian school principal
  • Church administrator
  • Church consultant
  • Missions consultant

Benefits of Pursuing Your Doctor of Education in Christian Leadership – Faith-Based Consulting with Liberty University

As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of Niche.com’s best online schools in America. Earning your online degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • The majority of tuition for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 9 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • Electronic textbooks are provided for many divinity courses* all for one convenient fee. To continue our mission of providing affordable education, this fee is waived for students who enroll by Summer 2024 D-term.
  • You can complete this Ed.D. in Christian Leadership program in as little as 2.5 years!

*Electronic textbooks are not provided for courses that fall under departments outside the School of Divinity.

Military Benefits 

Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

  • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/retirees
  • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
  • Current Department of Defense employees

We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education by offering you the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for Ed.D. courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)




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Available Online

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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer Credits

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Next Start Date

Jun 24, 2024


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