Doctor of Law & Policy
Liberty University

Program Details

Liberty University’s 100% online Doctor of Law and Policy is designed to develop ethical, principled statesmen and stateswoman who have an in-depth knowledge of the law and its connection to public policy. This degree program has 8-week courses, no set login times, and no required intensives, so you can pursue your doctorate from the comfort of your own home. At Liberty, we believe that when public policy is understood through the lens of the law, it is better formatted, more easily defended, and more effectively applied. Our Doctor of Law and Policy echoes this belief through courses in the Constitution, statesmanship, law, economics, and public policy. In addition, this degree program covers administrative law, lawyering skills, policy research, and more. Students who pursue our DLP will likely use their degree careers related to public policy, legislation, reporting, and research. This degree program can help students confidently pursue careers as elected officials, journalists, legislative aides, lobbyists, policy analysts, or research fellows.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Liberty University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the regional accrediting body for southern states.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)