A Doctor of Philosophy is a highly specialized degree that requires anywhere from 3 to 10 years of study and work to earn. Students can choose to pursue a PhD after completing a master’s degree in a similar or related field.
Those who study leadership are often able to assume a wide variety of management roles within companies, government bodies, nonprofit groups, or other organizations. This subject involves the study of what makes a good leader and how leadership skills can be acquired.
Online PhD in Leadership
Recognized as one of the top online, organizational leadership programs available, Piedmont is ranked #2 in North Carolina for online programs and one of the most affordable that can be completed while you work. [+]
Recognized as one of the top online, organizational leadership programs available, Piedmont is ranked #2 in North Carolina for online programs and one of the most affordable that can be completed while you work. Integrate your real work experiences with your research as you study effective leadership and change management. The Ph.D. is identified as the highest academic degree that can be earned. Its recognizable credential and universal appeal extend from the classroom to the pulpit; from the boardroom to the highest levels of academic administration. The Ph.D. in Leadership program is affordable, flexible, can be completed in as few as 3 years as you work and offers a great return on investment. It offers the flexibility of asynchronous, online delivery, which consists of a minimum of 60 credit hours. Our faculty is composed of highly qualified professors – all with earned doctor’s degrees. The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Leadership degree is multidisciplinary in scope and online in delivery with one on-campus residency in the first year. It is designed for students seeking an advanced degree leading to organizational leadership positions. It integrates research, theory, and practice, and provides a breadth of knowledge across the leadership field with in-depth research and study in pivotal areas. Critical thinking, scholarly research, writing, and learning occur within a biblical Christian worldview that supports the entire program. Three concentrations are available:... [-]
Liberty University’s Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) — Pastoral Leadership online program equips those already in ministry with the knowledge and skills pertinent to carrying out an effective ministry. [+]
Liberty University’s Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) — Pastoral Leadership online program equips those already in ministry with the knowledge and skills pertinent to carrying out an effective ministry. During the program, students will investigate various ministry paradigms and in turn evaluate their own approach in order to better focus their vision and solidify their outreach goals.
Graduates of the program leave with a deeper understanding of effective leadership practices and are prepared to help transform lives for God’s glory.