PhD Higher Education Educational Leadership

Ph.D. Higher Ed. Administration – Education Leadership

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Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration – Education Leadership

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Reach the Pinnacle of Your Profession as You Guide Students and Other Educators

A higher education administration – education leadership Doctorate degree is an excellent option for education professionals seeking promotion or new career opportunities! The education system needs well-educated professionals who are confident in their faith to shape the minds of the next generation of leaders. In as little as three years, Liberty University’s 100% online Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration can increase your marketability and equip you with the highest level of training and knowledge so you effectively lead students to success while advancing your career.

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Each course in our Higher Education Administration program is taught from a biblical worldview by seasoned education professionals with valuable insight into the fields of teaching and academics. With an accredited online education and classes designed to support you both professionally and spiritually, you can be confident that our Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration is preparing you to excel in any career in education.

What Will You Learn in Our Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration – Education Leadership?

  • Theories of Educational Leadership
  • Teaching the College Student
  • Advanced School Law
  • College and University Administration

The education you receive in Liberty’s Higher Education Administration Ph.D. program exists to set you apart from others in the world of education. As you dig deeper into leadership styles engrained in biblical principles, you will learn how to teach and guide students from a cultural, psychological, and sociological perspective. Whether your goal is to serve in a Christian college, local community college, or state university system, the in-demand skills and knowledge you gain in our Higher Education Administration degree will set you up for success and a rewarding career in education. 

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

  • Clinical, counseling, or school psychologist
  • Curriculum specialist
  • Educational consultant
  • Post-secondary education instructor
  • Training and development specialist
  • University professor or administrator

Benefits of Pursuing Your Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration 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 10 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.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 6 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • Liberty’s flexible and affordable education for the Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration degree is offered 100% online!
  • You can complete the Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration degree program in as little as 3 years.

Military Tuition Discount

Lead your field with the doctoral degree you want — at a price you’ve earned. As a thank-you for your military service, Liberty University offers 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 post-graduate certificate that can stand alone or count as the first 21 hours of your doctoral degree. Then pay just $300/credit hour for the remainder of your doctorate. Learn more!

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60

Credit Hours

3

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

Aug 23, 2021

Accreditation

Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

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 30+ 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.

 

We are widely recognized as a top university for affordability, accessibility, and academic quality.

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.

At Liberty, we believe in putting a world-class Christian education within reach — so our tuition rates have been frozen for 6 years and counting!

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 6 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

87% 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.