Doctor Of Education EdD Online Degree Programs

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. 

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Online Doctoral and Postgraduate Degree Programs:

Behavioral Sciences

Community Care, Counselor Education, and Supervision


Business Administration and Strategic Leadership


Christian Leadership, Theology, Ministry, and Apologetics


Postgraduate and Doctoral Education Studies


Criminal Justice and Public Policy

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

Our online doctoral degrees offer students these and other excellent benefits: 

  • 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 — the highest level of education for a particular area of study. Completing a degree through one of our online doctoral programs will give you a level of discipline and specialized knowledge that will not only equip you for a leadership position in fields like education, counseling, business, and ministry, but will also make you a very attractive hire to many employers. 

In highly competitive fields, certain positions go exclusively to applicants with doctoral degrees. And as more and more employers are looking for candidates with terminal degrees to place in their top positions, the demand for quality, flexible education is growing. Now you no longer have to choose between becoming one of those candidates and maintaining your current work-life balance — you can enter a doctoral program without leaving home. Liberty’s online doctoral programs allow you to further your career without pausing it to do so. 

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, and it holds to rigorous academic standards. You’ll work hard for your doctoral degree — and be glad that you did. 

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.