Online Ph.D. Programs in Education Exploring the Frontiers of Educational Knowledge


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Imagine using your degree to influence educational policies and create instrumental courses in programs across the country. By earning a 100% online Ph.D. in Education degree from Liberty University, you can. With the variety of degree concentrations we provide, you have the flexibility to focus your studies on an area that matches your unique career goals.

Here are some of the benefits of partnering with Liberty University to pursue your Ph.D. in Education online:

  • Our online Ph.D. in Education can prepare you for careers in various schools and administrative settings within the field of education.
  • Our School of Education is committed to providing quality education based on the principles of God’s Word.
  • You can become a positive influence in your school and community as you make an impact for Christ!

Pursue a degree that inspires you. With a Ph.D. in Education online from Liberty, you can learn how to shape and design new curriculums. Not only that, but your courses can equip you with effective management principles so you can lead administrations at all levels. As a Christian university, our online Ph.D. programs in education also examine relevant topics and current events in light of a Christian worldview.

Receive advanced training in education, organizational leadership, and research so you can gain invaluable communication and problem-solving skills. This knowledge can help you lead your students and organization to success. Our online Ph.D. in Education program can provide you with the skills you need to oversee an educational administration at the county, state, or national level.

Is a Ph.D. in Education worth it?

With a Ph.D. in Education, you can be in a position to take advantage of the increased market demand for leaders in education:

  • Increase your earning potential and pursue positions of added responsibility.
  • You can gain invaluable networks with your peers and professors while pursuing one of our online Ph.D. programs in education during optional on-campus intensives.
  • Completing an online Ph.D. in Education gives you a terminal education credential that shows employers you have reached the pinnacle of your field’s achievement.

As you begin our online Ph.D. in Education degree, you will study core curriculum critical to leadership in K-12 and higher education settings.

You will analyze pedagogical concepts and approaches based on research and knowledge of the discipline.

Our Ph.D. in Education online specializations allow you to acquire a robust knowledge of educational theories and practices. This awareness is vital in addressing the current teaching challenges found in your respective discipline.

Your doctorate in education can help you add value and fresh ideas to the field of education.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

  • Curriculum specialist
  • Elementary educator
  • Gifted-student instructor
  • Instructional supervisor
  • Middle school educator
  • Researcher
  • School administrator
  • Secondary school educator
  • Special education instructor
  • University professor

By personalizing your online Ph.D. in Education with a concentration, you can open doors to new careers or career advancement. Whether you want to create more effective curriculums for your school, or you want to help implement ethical educational policies, we have a program to help you get there.

Take a moment to explore all the options available to you. 

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Not sure what to choose?

Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

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 the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

Doctoral Full Time $595/Credit
Doctoral Part Time $650/Credit

Eligible current and former military service members and their spouses may qualify for a special rate of $300/credit hour (learn more).

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

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.