Doctor Of Philosophy In Public Policy Online Degree – Economic Policy
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Jan 15, 2024
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Earn a Ph.D. in Economic Policy So You Can Voice Ideas for Better Fiscal Policies

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

Whether you want to advance your policy research or help train up a new generation of economists and finance policymakers, Liberty’s Ph.D. in Public Policy – Economic Policy can give you the education you need. With a Ph.D. in Public Policy, you can set yourself apart from your peers and develop the policy mastery you need to make a positive impact on our nation’s future.

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

You can complete our Ph.D. in Public Policy degree 100% online, which means you can stay connected with your family, career, church, and community while you pursue your Ph.D. You can also benefit from instruction and mentorship grounded in Christian ethics from faculty members who are industry leaders and experienced policymakers. Liberty’s online Ph.D. in Public Policy – Economic Policy will allow you to pursue academic excellence without compromising your values or passions.

As a pioneer in distance education, Liberty University is committed to bringing you exceptional academics without slowing you down. 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. Choose a school that looks forward to working with you to accomplish your personal and career goals.

Military Tuition Discount

Lead your field with the doctoral degree you want — at a price you’ve earned. As a thank-you for your military service, Liberty University offers 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 and reach the pinnacle of your profession — for less.

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

This online doctoral degree can help train you to effectively shape economic policy in the areas of legislation, communications, politics, education, and international relations. You will complete an advanced study of policy and governmental functions while you pursue original research in an area of your choice. 

By combining public policy with fiscal training for national and global contexts, you can gain a well-rounded understanding of the public policy field. Our degree is designed to help equip you to analyze problems and develop effective solutions.

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

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of’s best online schools in America. Earning your online degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.

  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 9 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 – Economic Policy in as little as 3 years.

Potential Career Opportunities with a Ph.D. in Public Policy

  • Economic policy researcher
  • Government administrator
  • Professor
  • Senior public policy analyst

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Admission Requirements for the 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
  • Proof of English proficiency (for applicants whose native language is other than English)

*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.