Online DBA Doctor Of Business Administration Degree In Strategic Leadership
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 15 credits
Next Start Date
Mar 16, 2020
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Lead Your Business to Success with Our Doctor of Strategic Leadership (DSL) Program

Our 100% online Doctor of Strategic Leadership degree is designed to give you both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in leadership. Our Doctor of Strategic Leadership program focuses on a variety of leadership principles essential to effective business management, with courses culminating in an applied doctoral research project. In our doctorate of strategic leadership degree program, you will learn the skills you need to excel in the top tiers of the corporate world

Our online Doctor of Strategic Leadership degree can equip you to lead as a business management professional. Through our doctorate in strategic leadership, you will learn how to direct organizational change, become an effective servant leader, and implement principles of executive management theory. With Liberty’s mission to Train Champions for Christ, you will also learn new strategies for integrating a Christian worldview into your business practices. 

Why Choose Liberty’s Doctor of Strategic Leadership Degree?

Your success matters to us. That’s why we’ve designed our Doctor of Strategic Leadership degree to meet your needs as a professional, a student, and an individual. Our doctorate of strategic leadership degree is offered in a 100% online flexible program format and has no set login times. This gives you the freedom you need to complete your coursework when and where you want – without disrupting your current lifestyle and responsibilities. With our 8-week courses and summer semester, you will have the ability to maximize your time and finish your Doctor of Strategic Leadership degree sooner than you would in a traditional, on-campus program.

When you choose to pursue your online Doctor of Strategic Leadership degree with us, you are enrolling in a program offered by an institution that is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

What Will You Learn in Our Online Doctor of Strategic Leadership Degree Program?

When you choose our Doctor of Strategic Leadership degree program, you will be provided with a challenging and rewarding curriculum that seeks to hone your leadership skills. In our DSL program, you will learn how to apply biblical servant leadership principles to business management. You will also develop skills in the analysis, planning, implementation, and evaluation of both the social and technical systems of business organizations. Here at Liberty, we can give you the education you need to be a Champion for Christ as you lead in the business world. 

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Our Online DSL Degree Program Highlights

  • By earning your Doctor of Strategic Leadership (DSL) degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 4 years – and counting.
  • You will be granted access to a wide variety of online resources through Liberty University’s library portal.
  • You can complete the Doctor of Strategic Leadership program in about 3 years.

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Potential Careers with a Doctor of Strategic Leadership Degree

  • Company executive
  • Management analyst
  • Management consultant
  • Training and development specialist

Admission Requirements for Our Online Doctor of Strategic Leadership Degree Program

A regionally or nationally accredited master’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions-related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Proof of English proficiency

If you have further questions about admissions requirements for this program, please contact the School of Business:

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.