Communication and the Arts – Doctoral Degrees Conduct Research in Communication

Why Should You Choose a Doctoral Degree from Liberty’s School of Communication and the Arts?

Our School of Communication and the Arts is dedicated to providing degrees that equip you with the practical skills and ethical foundation you need to lead in the worlds of broadcast, advertising, public relations, journalism, and more. The knowledge you gain from our experienced professors in promotions, social media, and marketing can serve you well in any industry!

To answer a need for communication professionals in academia and industry-related career fields, we have created the Executive Certificate in Communication, the PhD in Communication, and the PhD in Strategic Media.

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  • Private Nonprofit University
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  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Available Communication and the Arts Doctoral Degrees

Whether you want to open yourself up to new job opportunities, increase your earning potential, or prepare to teach at the university level, Liberty’s PhDs in communication and strategic media can help you get on track to achieve your professional goals. Pursuing our 21-credit-hour certificate can help you prepare for a PhD without committing you to a full 60-credit-hour program.

Study with us online to gain a new perspective on solving communication problems so you can assume a role in shaping the future direction of policies, goals, and objectives for your company.

If you have any questions or need assistance in finding the right online degree for you, contact an admissions counselor at (800) 424-9596

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Value of a Degree

At Liberty, you can strengthen your communication 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: media and communication occupations.**

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


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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.