Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration – Student Affairs

Ph.D. in Higher Education Admin.– Student Affairs

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Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration – Student Affairs

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Liberty’s Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration – Student Affairs Can Help You Lead Academic and Student Affairs Teams with Excellence

Our 100% online Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration – Student Affairs degree is designed to help you become a knowledgeable, prepared authority with advanced expertise in education administration and student affairs. This degree program allows you to earn a terminal credential from the comfort of home.

Student affairs professionals play an integral role in the day-to-day operation of universities. College isn’t just about earning a degree – it’s an opportunity for students from all walks of life to forge lasting relationships, learn social skills, and adopt principles of self-discipline that can serve them well for years to come. Our Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration – Student Affairs can help you serve in multiple administrative roles at a college or university, and the knowledge you gain from this degree can help you stand out among your peers and in job applicant pools.

Partner with us for your Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration – Student Affairs, gain valuable knowledge, and take your career to new heights.

What Will You Learn in Liberty University’s Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration – Student Affairs?

  • Best methods for teaching college students
  • How to conduct ground-breaking research useful to future scholars
  • Principles of leadership, policy development, and best practices for supporting student success

The skills you can gain from our Ph.D. in student affairs can help you take your career to new heights. In addition to the list of things you’ll learn above, you’ll also have the opportunity to study current trends and issues in student affairs, legal issues in student affairs, historical perspectives of higher education, and more.

Potential Careers for Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration – Student Affairs Graduates

  • College and university administrator
  • Policy analyst
  • Professor
  • Program coordinator
  • Student affairs director

Benefits of Pursuing Your Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration – Student Affairs 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.
  • You can complete this Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration – Student Affairs program in as little as 3 years!

Military Tuition Discount

We want to help you find the doctoral degree you want — at a price you’ve earned. As a thank-you for your military service, Liberty University offers eligible current and former service members like you or your spouse multiple pathways to earn a doctoral degree for only $300/credit hour. Here’s how:

  • If you’re earning or have earned a master’s degree through Liberty, you automatically qualify for the low price (when you begin within 2 years of your master’s completion).
  • If you haven’t earned a graduate degree through Liberty, our Executive Certificate program allows you to pay only $300/credit hour for a postgraduate certificate that can stand alone or potentially count as the first 21 hours of a related doctoral degree. Then pay just $300/credit hour for your doctorate. Learn more!
      60

      Credit Hours

      SACSCOC

      Class Type

      100% online, 8-week courses

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      Transfer Credits

      Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

      Next Start Date

      Mar 18, 2024

      Accreditation

      Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

      “In the times in which we’re living today, Liberty University’s mission, the mission of training up a generation of Champions for Christ in literally every occupation, has never been more important.”

      FORMER VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE

      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 in the top 10% of Niche.com’s best 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!

      * Some exclusions apply. Please refer to our exclusions page for more information.

      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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      Graduate with your peers

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      speakers at Convocation

      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 9 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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