Liberty University Online

Doctor of Philosophy: Theology and Apologetics


1971 University Blvd.

Lynchburg, VA 24502

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy: Theology and Apologetics

Format: Online

Program Description:

Improve your ministry or career to have an impact on the lives of others, and to develop the abilities and knowledge to influence our world with a uniquely Christian apologetic by earning your Doctor of Philosophy in Theology and Apologetics through Liberty University Online. Gain advanced training in the fields of Christian theology and apologetics, equipping you to become a leader in academics and ministry, providing direct interaction with leaders in theology and apologetics while also offering practical opportunities to write and teach in the field. This degree will qualify you to teach at the university or graduate level, while also providing insight and information useful to the professional minister. With the emphasis on both theology and apologetics, the Ph.D. will give you an opportunity to learn about your faith and how to defend it. The dual emphasis is unique among Liberty’s peer institutions and should create multiple opportunities for graduates as both professors and pastors.

Potential Career Options: Pastor, University Professor, University Administrator


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Eligibility Requirements:

Must have an accredited Bachelor's degree

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Available to many students and parents, loans are an option for funding one's education.

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