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Doctor Of Philosophy In Public Policy Online Degree – Economic Policy
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
Mar 18, 2019
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Help the United States be more Prosperous At Home and Abroad Through Liberty’s Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Public Policy – Economic Policy

Do you want to serve the public interest and address today’s national and global economic challenges? Liberty’s Ph.D. in Public Policy – Economics will provide you with the advanced knowledge and training you need lead effectively, whether you’re working for the government, a nonprofit, consulting firm, or international organization. Our Ph.D. in Public Policy degree program will build upon your existing expertise in economic and finance politics and hone your policymaking craft to help you create a better, more prosperous future for our country.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Ph.D. Degree in Public Policy?

At Liberty, you’ll benefit from over 30 years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you. We provide our students with a quality, affordable education in a convenient format and look forward to working with you to accomplish your personal and career goals.

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What Will You Learn in Liberty’s Doctoral Degree in Public Policy – Economics? 

Our online doctoral degree in Public Policy – Economic Policy will train you to effectively shape economic policy in the areas of legislation, communications, politics, education, and international relations. This degree will provide you with an advanced study of policy and governmental functions while you pursue advanced, original research in an area of your choice. 

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Program Highlights
Degree Information
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

Highlights of Liberty University’s Online Ph.D. in Public Policy – Economic Policy

  • By earning your Ph.D. in Public Policy from an accredited, nonprofit university whose online programs are ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you can be confident your degree will be well respected within 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.
  • You can complete our online Ph.D. in Public Policy, with a specialization in Economic Policy, in as little as 3 years.

Potential Career Opportunities with a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice

  • Senior Public Policy Analyst
  • Professor (Higher Education)
  • Economic Policy Researcher
  • Government Administration

Ph.D. in Public Policy Degree – Online Program Information

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Admission Requirements for Ph.D. in Public Policy

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.