Doctor of Philosophy in Public Policy / Education Policy
Liberty University

Program Details

Do you want to help shape government policies regarding respect for human life, constitutional freedoms, and wise stewarding our nation’s resources? As a public policy expert, you can play an active role in positively impacting the future of our country. Liberty University’s Ph.D. in Public Policy can give you the ethical grounding and skills you need to shape local, state, and national policy in order to reflect biblical values through life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

The Education Policy specialization allows you to gain the advanced expertise you need to make a positive impact on local, state, and national education policy. Whether you want to focus on furthering education policy research or want to help train the next generation of educators to revitalize school systems across the country, Liberty’s Ph.D. in Public Policy – Education Policy will give you the in-demand skills you need to pursue your goals.


  • A regionally or nationally accredited Masters degree or its equivalent
  • 3.0 or above GPA
  • Official college transcripts 
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Proof of English proficiency

School Accreditation Statement

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.