Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Educational Law
Liberty University

Program Details

Liberty University’s 100% online Ph.D. in Education – Educational Law will expand students’ knowledge, skills, and training in the legal aspects of education. The Ph.D. in Education applies learning theory concepts in a way that will give education professionals the flexibility to help learners in any setting, from K-12 to higher education. The knowledge students in this program gain in educational law can also prepare them to lead others in corporations, businesses, and successful school administrations. Liberty University’s Ph.D. in Education – Educational Law helps students support better teaching and learning environments with a focus on important legal policies and education theories. Through this program, students will learn how to evaluate education theories and practices, use evidence-based research, and use this knowledge to support successful leadership, teaching, and education policy decisions. Students will use cutting-edge educational technology to engage students and develop research, which can be implemented in your dissertation. Liberty’s online Ph.D. in Education – Educational Law is designed for students who want to prepare for a career as a proficient researcher, effective leader, or skilled educator at the K-12 or higher education levels. Researchers and leaders in the field of education can shape the future direction of policies, goals, and objectives within K-12, business, or state or federal government educational settings. Graduates of the Ph.D. in Education – Educational Law will be prepared for roles as education advocates, education survey researchers, educational policy legislators, K-12 administrators, higher-education administrators, and university professors.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

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

Master 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), Statement of Purpose/Intent