Ed.D. in Christian Leadership Church Revitalization

Ed.D. in Christian Leadership – Church Revitalization

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Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Christian Leadership – Church Revitalization

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Breathe New Life into Struggling Churches with Liberty’s Doctor of Education in Christian Leadership – Church Revitalization

If you’re looking for a degree program that can help prepare you to inspire, lead, and grow a struggling church, Liberty’s 100% online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Christian Leadership – Church Revitalization may be a great fit for you. This degree program, which is taught by distinguished professionals with years of real-world experience, has been designed with your success in mind.

A troubling trend has emerged in American churches: declining attendance. According to research conducted by Gallup in 2021, church membership among US adults has fallen below 50% for the first time since Gallup began recording church attendance in 1937 – when over 70% of Americans were members of a church.* With Liberty’s Ed.D. in church revitalization, you can learn how to play a key role in reversing this trend by growing your own church. While the Gospel is at the heart of every degree program we offer, our Ed.D. in Christian Leadership – Church Revitalization is specifically designed to help you attract and retain new members of your congregation.

*Gallup, Gallup Inc. at https://news.gallup.com/poll/341963/church-membership-falls-below-majority-first-time.aspx (viewed online August 12, 2021).

What Will You Learn in Liberty University’s Doctor of Education in Christian Leadership – Church Revitalization?

  • Change, power, and conflict dynamics as they relate to leadership
  • How biblical theology informs educational leadership
  • Principles of strategic biblical leadership in church revitalization

Throughout this degree program, you will engage in a variety of courses that enhance your understanding and application of the Gospel. In addition to the topics listed above, this degree can help you learn about organizational theory and development, group and team dynamics, theological anthropology in education and leadership, and much more.

Potential Careers for Doctor of Education in Christian Leadership – Church Revitalization Graduates

  • Church administrator
  • Church discipleship coordinator
  • Ministry leader
  • Senior pastor
  • Youth pastor

Benefits of Pursuing Your Doctor of Education in Christian Leadership – Church Revitalization 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 among Niche.com’s top 3 online schools in America. Earning your online Ed.D. degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 7 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
  • Liberty University’s John W. Rawlings School of Divinity has been accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). Your divinity degree has been approved by ATS and has met rigorous accreditation standards, so you can feel confident that your degree is both academically excellent and well-respected among churches, ministries, and nonprofit organizations.
  • We have replaced nearly all School of Divinity textbooks* with no-cost electronic resources through the Inclusive Access initiative. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!
  • You can complete your Ed.D. in Christian Leadership in as little as 2.5 years!


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

Military Tuition Discount

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 graduate 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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54

Credit Hours

2.5

Years (Avg.)

Class Type

100% online, 8-week courses

Interested in studying on campus?

Transfer Credits

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Next Start Date

Jan 16, 2023

Accreditation

ATS Commission on Accrediting

Experience That Matters to You

As an accredited Christian college with a 7,000-acre campus in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.

At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 35+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.

And what’s that?

  • Affordability
  • Accessibility
  • Academic Quality

These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.

 

Ranked among Niche.com’s top 3 online schools in America and recognized by multiple institutions for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.

Why Choose Liberty University?

Enjoy Flexible Courses

Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!

* excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs

Maximize Your Time

Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s, postgraduate, or doctoral degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.

Grow in Your Faith

All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective, and our faculty see themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.

Access Academic Support

Throughout your educational journey, you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.

An Online Education with On-Campus Benefits

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Why We’re Nonprofit

As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.

While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university and has not increased tuition for 7 straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.

For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is a valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.

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Financing Options

Financial Aid

Nearly 80% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid. Virginia residents may qualify for additional aid — learn more!

Corporate Tuition Assistance

Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you pay only a portion of your balance up front. You submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay the remaining balance for your classes.

Tuition Discounts

Qualified military service members, veterans, and their spouses can receive up to 55% off their tuition rate for eligible programs!

Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.

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