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EdD In Christian Leadership Ministry Leadership
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8 Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 15 credit hours of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
October 22, 2018
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Influence Tomorrow’s Leaders with Our Doctor of Education in Christian Leadership Degree

Our 100% online Doctor of Education (EdD) in Christian Leadership – Ministry Leadership degree prepares you to disciple new leaders in addition to increasing your own ministry effectiveness. As an applied theology degree, our doctorate in Christian Leadership integrates a biblical worldview with leadership, education, and social science principles, so you will have the well-rounded foundation you need to lead wherever God calls you. We have designed our doctorate degree in Christian leadership to help you become a Champion for Christ, and we invite you to partner with us and make the impact for Christ’s kingdom you always knew you could.  

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Why Choose Liberty’s EdD in Christian Leadership Degree?

At Liberty, we support you in your pursuit of excellence. When you earn your EdD in Christian Leadership degree with us, you can trust you are receiving an academically excellent education from a university which holds the highest accreditation available through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Taught by professors with real-world experience in ministry leadership, our EdD in Christian Leadership online degree program will prepare you with practical, biblically-based skills you can use to further your ministry.

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What Will You Learn in Our Online Doctorate in Christian Ministry Leadership Degree Program?

Our Ed.D. in Christian Leadership – Ministry Leadership degree program is designed to provide you with a biblical foundation for leadership and management within the church and in a variety of ministry organizations. Your online EdD in Christian Leadership courses will equip you with the tools and skills essential to effectively and biblically lead a team by giving you opportunities for leadership experience. Our professors care about your growth as a leader within the church, and they will use their real-world experience in ministry leadership to teach you the practical skills you need to conquer the challenges of ministry leadership.

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Military Benefits
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

Our EdD in Christian Leadership Online Degree Information

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Military Benefits for Our EdD in Ministry Leadership Degree 

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Potential Careers with a Christian Leadership Doctoral Degree

  • Academic Leadership Role
  • Faith-Based Organizational Leadership Roles
  • Ministry or Missions Leadership Roles

Admission Requirements for Our Online Ed.D. in Christian Leadership – Ministry 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
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Proof of English proficiency

*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.

Our Christian Leadership Doctorate Degree Program Highlights 

  • By earning your EdD in Christian Leadership 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.
  • 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 three years – and counting.
  • You can complete the Doctor of Education in Christian Leadership degree online in as little as 3 years.
  • As a Christian leader, you will benefit from networking opportunities with other educators in the program from around the country.