Doctor of Philosophy in Public 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.

Whether you are looking to enhance your current credentials, grow your skills in policy research, or focus on educating the next generation of political science professionals, Liberty’s online Ph.D. in Public Policy will give you the training you need. With five areas of specialization taught by an experienced faculty of political science professionals, Liberty will help you make wise decisions, grounded in a Christian worldview, as you direct our policy future.


  • 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.