School of Aeronautics – Doctoral Degrees Push the Bounds of Research

Why Choose Liberty’s PhD in Aviation Degree?

Have you gained a lot of experience in the aeronautics field? Are you ready for the next step? As the largest flight school in Virginia, we understand the value of proper training and how it cannot be taken lightly. Earning your doctoral aviation degree can take your career further.

As a pioneer in distance learning since 1985 and a Christian university recognized for its academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, Liberty can provide the tools and resources you need to take the next step in your educational journey. Our doctoral aviation program blends engaging content with ethical training and practical instruction, and our online courses give you the freedom to earn your degree from the comfort of home. At Liberty, you can pursue your dreams without putting your life on hold.

As an aviation leader, you play a vital role in training up-and-coming pilots, mechanics, and other professionals in the aeronautics industry. At Liberty, we’re committed to helping you get the education you need to make a bigger impact on your community. Partner with us and earn a doctoral degree that can help demonstrate your expertise to employers.

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Ranked in the Top 10% of’s Best Online Schools in America

What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Available Doctoral Aviation Degrees

Top 1% For Online Programs

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Value of a Degree

At Liberty, you can strengthen your legal skills and accomplish something remarkable. Earning a degree isn’t just something you do – it can be an invaluable experience. Take a look at some other reasons why earning an online doctoral degree is worth it.

Return On Investment In Your Education

Return on Investment

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides valuable information on how a degree can impact salary prospectsLearn more!*

Potential Employment Opportunities With A Liberty University Degree

Employment Opportunities

Explore job outlook statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the following careers: postsecondary teachers.**

Professional Connection Opportunities Through Liberty University

Professional Connections

Mastering concepts and gaining advanced knowledge shouldn’t be the only benefits of a doctoral degree. Our world-class online learning environment is designed to facilitate collaboration and networking.

Frequently Asked Questions


Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees

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. Find out how you can take advantage of this unique opportunity as you work toward your goal of reaching the pinnacle of your profession – for less.

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