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Doctor of Philosophy In Public Policy National Security 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 Protect America’s Future Through Liberty University’s Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Public Policy – National Security Policy

Do you want to help create sound policy that will keep our nation safe? Liberty University’s Ph.D. in Public Policy – National Security Policy will provide you with well-rounded training in the essential theories and practices of government and policy-making, while also giving you deep insight into national security challenges and solutions.  

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Why Choose Liberty’s Ph.D. Degree in Public Policy – National Security 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, and we look forward to working with you to accomplish your personal and career goals. Each course within our Public Policy doctoral program is taught from a Christian worldview, which means our focus on ethics and moral decision-making as they relate to public policy development sets us apart from other online universities.

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What Will You Learn in our Doctoral Degree in Public Policy – National Security? 

Our online doctoral degree in Public Policy – National Security Policy will train you to effectively shape national security policies in the areas of legislation, communications, politics, and international relations. This degree will provide you with advanced courses in policy and governmental functions along with opportunities to conduct in-depth, original research while you prepare your dissertation.

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Program Highlights
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Benefits of Choosing Liberty University‘s Online Ph.D. in Public Policy – National Security 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 National Security Policy, in as little as 3 years.

Potential Career Opportunities with a Ph.D. in Public Policy – National Security Policy

  • Senior Public Policy Analyst
  • Professor (Higher Education)
  • National Security Policy Researcher
  • Government Employee
  • Counterterrorism Analyst
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Federal Agent

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.