Doctor of Philosophy in Public Policy / Foreign 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 Foreign Policy specialization provides advanced understanding of policy assessment and decision-making to navigate the complex relationship between foreign and domestic organizations through the lens of biblical principles of life and liberty. Public policy influences how our county functions from its economic structure to its criminal justice system, and with a focus on Foreign policy, you can have a positive impact on the policymakers of the future, and the political relations of generations to come.


  • 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.