Why Choose Liberty University’s School of Nursing for Your Post-Graduate and Doctoral Study?
You already have nursing experience, advanced practice expertise, and graduate-level training. If you want to further your career in nursing administration or pass on your knowledge to the next generation of nurses, Liberty’s online Doctor of Nursing, Ph.D. in Nursing, Executive Certificate, and post-graduate certificate programs will give you the training you need.
Liberty’s mission is to Train Champions for Christ, and we fulfill our mission by equipping nursing professionals to lead and educate while modeling Christ-like compassion and biblical principles. Become a part of Liberty’s mission today!
With Liberty University, being a busy professional doesn’t mean you have to give up furthering your career. The majority of our School of Nursing doctoral programs are 100% online, allowing you to devote time to your family, career, and community while you earn your degree.
Some of our programs also have optional week-long intensives for hands-on training, giving you a flexible and affordable way to further your career with advanced skills beyond the master’s level. Liberty has the resources, flexibility, and academic quality to give you the training you need.
What are the Benefits of an Online Doctoral Nursing Degree?
Our online doctoral degree programs offer students great benefits:
Liberty is ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility by BestColleges.com — and ranked as the #2 online school in America by Niche.com. Earning your online degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition will set you apart from others in your field.
- Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 5 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
- 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set log-in times!
What’s Special About the School of Nursing?
- Programs have been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
- Liberty University’s School of Nursing is a proud member Psi Delta Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.
- Our online nursing programs are approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
Liberty’s School of Nursing Doctoral and Postgraduate Programs
For nursing professionals, Liberty’s School of Nursing offers online certificate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs that provide advanced skills and knowledge for the highest level of academic research and real-world practice.
Executive Certificate in Clinical Leadership
Executive Certificate in Nursing Educational Leadership
Postgraduate Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health
If you already have advanced nurse training through a Master of Science in Nursing and want to gain additional skills in mental health care before pursuing a full doctoral program, Liberty’s School of Nursing offers a 100% online Post-Graduate Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to equip you for holistic mental health treatment.
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Liberty’s online School of Nursing provides many doctoral tracks for nursing professionals who want to conduct research and treatment at the highest levels of academic and practical excellence. If you already have experience as an active nurse, see the individual program pages below for more information.
Ph.D. in Nursing – Nursing Education
Liberty’s 100% online Ph.D. in Nursing – Nursing Education will equip you to design and lead effective nursing education programs for the next generation of medical professionals. Your coursework will help you become a confident leader, equipped to implement change and improvements to nursing education. Through multi-disciplinary courses and interactions with your professors, you will develop the skills you need to lead and collaborate with healthcare teams and create positive change.
Doctoral Nursing Information and Q&A Webinar
Below is an archived recording of the Doctoral Nursing informational webinar. Please note that this webinar covers all nursing doctoral programs – if you have further questions about a specific program, please request information.
Enrollment in one of Liberty University’s school licensure programs does not guarantee a degree from Liberty or qualification for licensure. Students are responsible for meeting all academic and professional requirements for graduation. Further information regarding these academic and professional requirements are outlined on the Liberty University website. Students enrolled in a licensure program are responsible for knowing the material outlined for their program. Further, it is the sole responsibility of the student, not the School of Nursing, to obtain information regarding prerequisites for licensure as outlined by their particular state Board of Nursing.
Licensure requirements for any state are subject to change without notice. Liberty University is not responsible for knowing when changes occur. Additionally, there might be other states with unique licensure requirements. Please reference our State Requirements for NP and APRN Licensure page for further information.