Liberty University’s 100% online Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Christian Leadership – Spiritual Formation is designed to help students become leaders in Christian churches, organizations, and schools. Throughout this program, students will learn to use empirical research to address various educational and ministerial challenges. Taking theory and applying it to real situations is a key aspect of this degree. The spiritual formation specialization can help students develop a historical perspective of spiritual formation and learn new ways to foster spiritual growth in their church and community. Additionally, they will learn how to use social networks to reach out to non-Christians. All courses are offered 100% online, so students can pursue their educational goals as they stay active in their family, job, and community. Upon graduation, students can pursue roles as spiritual formation specialists, church administrators, discipleship coordinators, discipleship training leaders, curriculum coordinators, professors, and teachers/administrators in Christian schools.
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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 EducationMaster Degree
Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)