Online Doctoral Nursing Programs Expand Your Knowledge in Nursing

Why Choose Liberty’s School of Nursing for Your Postgraduate or Doctoral Study?

You already have nursing experience, hours of advanced practice, and graduate-level training. Whether you want to advance your own career or pass your knowledge on to the next generation of nurses, Liberty’s online Doctor of Nursing PracticePhD in Nursing, executive certificates, and postgraduate certificate programs can give you the training you need to pursue your goals.

Liberty’s mission is to Train Champions for Christ, and we fulfill our mission by preparing nursing professionals to lead and educate while modeling Christ-like compassion and biblical principles. 

At Liberty University, being a busy professional doesn’t mean you have to stop furthering your career. The majority of our doctoral degrees in nursing are 100% online, allowing you to devote time to your family, career, and community while you earn your degree.

Our Family Nurse Practitioner DNP and our Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Post-BSN) degree programs both require intensives. These hands-on classroom opportunities are a valuable way for you to further your career by learning advanced skills and making professional connections. 

Our doctoral programs in nursing offer the academic quality you expect and the flexibility you need. Instead of going to the classroom, let us bring the classroom to you. Whether you finish your degree in 3 years or 5 years, the structure of our courses allows you to complete your degree on your own schedule. Partner with us and take your career to the next level!

At this time, our School of Nursing programs are limited in certain states. Please view the licensure/certification requirements for your state. International students can contact the School of Nursing for questions about admission to their specific degree of interest.

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Ranked in the Top 10% of’s Best Online Schools in America

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

Available School of Nursing Doctoral and Postgraduate Programs

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.

Top 1% For Online Programs

Not sure what to choose?

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

Value of a Degree

At Liberty, you can strengthen your nursing, administrative, and leadership skills and accomplish something remarkable. Earning a degree isn’t just something you do – it can be an invaluable experience. Take a look at some other reasons why earning an online doctoral-level degree is worth it.

Return On Investment In Your Education

Return on Investment

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides valuable information on how a degree can impact salary prospectsLearn more!*

Potential Employment Opportunities With A Liberty University Degree

Employment Opportunities

Explore job outlook statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the following careers: medical and health service managers** and nurse practitioners.***

Professional Connection Opportunities Through Liberty University

Professional Connections

Mastering concepts and gaining advanced knowledge shouldn’t be the only benefits of a degree. Our world-class online learning environment is designed to facilitate collaboration and networking.

Frequently Asked Questions


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.