Doctoral Programs Online

Why Choose Liberty University for Your Online Doctoral Degree Program? 

You believe in leadership excellence. So do we. That’s why at Liberty University, we’ll help you become an essential contributor to your field and the kind of leader who inspires others. With an online doctoral degree from Liberty University, you’ll be primed to impact your profession as a thought leader, industry leader, or recognized expert. 

If you’ve already earned an accredited master’s degree and enjoy a rigorous but rewarding challenge or want to flourish at the top of your career field, then one of Liberty University’s online doctoral or postgraduate programs may be for you. You’ll find that a Ph.D., Ed.D., D.N.P., D.B.A., or another advanced degree may not only increase your salary potential but also your job satisfaction. Whether you’re in academia or the private sector, Liberty has dozens of accredited online doctoral degrees that prepare you to become a respected leader in your field. 

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Top Rated and Highly Accredited Online Ph.D. Programs and Other Doctoral Degrees

Liberty University has been ranked in the top five out of 2,100 online colleges by, and all of our online Ph.D. and doctorate degree programs have the highest accreditation available through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools — many hold additional specialized accreditation through prestigious professional and accrediting agencies, assuring the value of your degree. Our faculty members are well-respected leaders in their fields and use their expertise to further yours through research, examination, and application of your knowledge. Whether you pursue an online Ph.D., Ed.D., D.B.A., D.Min., or any of our other doctorate degree programs, you’ll graduate prepared to become a leader of distinction. 

Take some time today to explore our online doctoral programs and benefits. When you’re ready, apply online or over the phone by calling (800) 424-9596 to speak with an Admissions Counselor. Call us today — we’re happy to answer your questions and help you chart a course toward a career you’ll love. See how far a doctorate degree from a premier online college will take you!  

Benefits of Choosing Liberty
Doctoral Programs and Your Career
What Will You Learn?

What are the Benefits of Pursuing Online PhD and Other Doctoral Programs?

Our online doctoral degrees offer students benefits, including:

  • By earning your doctoral degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five 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. 

  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 

  • Generous transfer credit policies.
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Our Online Doctoral Programs and Your Career

A doctoral degree is a terminal degree at the highest level of education for a particular area of study. Completing a degree through one of our online doctoral programs may better equip you for a leadership position in many fields like education, counseling, business, and ministry.

More and more employers are looking for candidates with a doctoral degree to place in one of their top positions. You no longer have to choose between continuing your career and getting a doctoral degree thanks to the flexibility offered in our online doctoral programs. If your program isn’t offered completely online due to academic or licensure purposes, we have solutions! Teachers completing their Doctorate in Education may be able to come during summer or winter breaks. Pastors, counselors, businesspeople, and other professionals may be able to take vacation or professional days to attend courses on campus. 

What Will You Learn in Our Online Ph.D. and Other Doctoral Programs?

With an online doctoral degree from Liberty University, you’ll learn how to understand big problems and solve them. Every postgraduate and doctoral degree program — whether in business, counseling, education, nursing, divinity, or another field — is designed to strengthen your skills in research, data analysis, writing, and the application of theory to real-world scenarios. Although Liberty is one of the most affordable online colleges, it’s also one of the most reputable, holding rigorous academic standards. You’ll work hard for your doctoral degree — and be glad that you did. 

Look through our list of online doctoral programs, and find the one that best fits your needs. If you have any questions, we’re here to help! Apply online or call us at (800) 424-9596. Our Admissions Counselors are waiting to connect with you and help you begin the process of starting or continuing your doctoral degree! 

Research Our Doctoral and Postgraduate Programs

You do more than just set goals — you achieve them. Research our doctoral degrees and see how you can achieve even greater goals with an online Ph.D. or doctorate program from Liberty University. At Liberty, we combine research, application, and examination techniques to offer you a unique learning opportunity designed to help you become a leader of distinction in your chosen profession. Additionally, all of our classes are taught from a biblical worldview, so an online doctoral degree from Liberty University can help you become the kind of leader who inspires others. 

Online Doctoral and Postgraduate Degree Programs:

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