• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Imagine using your degree to influence educational policies and create instrumental courses in programs across the country. By earning the Education program at Liberty University, you can.
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Pursue a degree that inspires you. With the Education program at Liberty University , you will learn how to shape and design new curriculums. Not only that, but your courses will equip you with effective management principles so you can lead administrations at all levels. As a Christian university, our online Ph.D. programs in education also examine relevant topics and current events in light of a Christian worldview.

Receive advanced training in education, organizational leadership, and research so you can gain invaluable communication and problem-solving skills. This knowledge will help you lead your students and organization to success. Our online Ph.D. in Education program will provide you with the skills you need to oversee an educational administration at the county, state, or national level.

What can a Ph.D. in Education do for you?

Gain the credentials you need to expand your career horizons! Your online Ph.D. in Education can prepare you to better serve in your current position or any of the following occupations:

  • Curriculum specialist
  • Elementary educator
  • Gifted-student instructor
  • Instructional supervisor
  • Middle school educator


Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

  • As you begin our online Ph.D. in Education degree, you will study core curriculum critical to leadership in K-12 and higher education settings.
  • You will analyze pedagogical concepts and approaches based on research and knowledge of the discipline.
  • Our Ph.D. in Education online specializations allow you to acquire a robust knowledge of educational theories and practices. This awareness will be vital in addressing the current teaching challenges found in your respective discipline.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee
  • Official college transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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